Line printer art: (was Re: tape baking)

Keven Miller(rtt) kevenm at
Mon Jul 10 07:35:40 CDT 2017

Thanks for the fun exercise!
Nice job. I viewed SPOCK, MOON, ASTRONAUT.

I had to recompile (at moment I'm set for java 6; and still novice at java)

"-" means triple space.

Keven Miller

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Martin Hepperle via cctalk" <cctalk at>
To: <cctalk at>
Sent: Mon 10 Jul 2017 05:19 AM
Subject: Re: Line printer art: (was Re: tape baking)

> 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.
> A zip archive with a runnable jarchive and the source can be found at:
> Martin

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