Line printer art: (was Re: tape baking)

Charles Anthony charles.unix.pro at gmail.com
Mon Jul 10 10:00:21 CDT 2017


On Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 4:19 AM, Martin Hepperle via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:

> For those interested in viewing those line printer files but without a
> suitable printer I have hacked together a small Java program for viewing
> and
> exporting the files. Nothing great, but it does the job.  Try SMALLCAT
> first.
>
> I understood that the first column contains FORTRANish line advance
> characters, but I am not sure what the "-" means.
> Nevertheless the result looks reasonable.
>

Triple space (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASA_carriage_control_characters)

-- Charles


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