Internet Resources for Chapter 21

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Official less home page

http://www.greenwoodsoftware.com/less/

less man page

http://unixhelp.ed.ac.uk/CGI/man-cgi?less

The less FAQ; history of less

http://www.greenwoodsoftware.com/less/faq.html
Search for "Where did less come from?"

Terminal driver

http://www.cs.unc.edu/~dewan/242/s04/notes/int/node15.html

Input modes

http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/007908799/xcurses/intov.html
Search for "Input Mode"
Also, see page 621 in the book Unix for Programmers and Users
by Graham Glass.

Cbreak man page

http://www.die.net/doc/linux/man/man3/cbreak.3.html

POSIX canonical and noncanonical modes

http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/007908799/xbd/termios.html
Search for "Canonical Mode Input Processing"

Using more

http://www.computerhope.com/unix/umore.htm

Convert ASCII ↔ binary

http://www.theskull.com/javascript/ascii-binary.html

Convert floating-point ↔ binary

http://www.h-schmidt.net/FloatApplet/IEEE754.html

Convert floating point ↔ binary, hex

http://babbage.cs.qc.edu/IEEE-754/Decimal.html

Convert floating point (single precision) ↔ binary

http://www.randelshofer.ch/fhw/gri/float.html#chapterfloatapplet

ASCII table: decimal, octal, hex

http://www.asciitable.com/

Octal

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octal#In_computers

Word

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Word_(computer_science)

36-bit word length

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/36-bit_word_length

IBM Mainframes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_mainframe#First_and_second_generation

Floating point formats

http://www.quadibloc.com/comp/cp0201.htm

The official Open Group man page for od; has extra information

http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/000095399/utilities/od.html

CVS log for src/usr.bin/hexdump/hexdump.c

http://cvsweb.allbsd.org/cvsweb.cgi/src/usr.bin/hexdump/hexdump.c
This is one way to trace the evolution of a Unix tool

"Canonical" in the Jargon File

http://catb.org/~esr/jargon/html/C/canonical.html



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