[OT] Show nice columns of numers

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Thu Oct 29 06:36:23 UTC 2009

Polytropon wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Oct 2009 23:32:42 +0100, Bertram Scharpf <lists at bertram-scharpf.de> wrote:
>> As it will be a movie, not a photograph, I would like to have huge
>> columns of numbers running over the screen or at least one window.
>> Does somebody know a programm that produces such nice output?
> What about "ls -laFG /"? It produces a nice output, too. :-)
> Or try this one:
> 	% primes 2 | tr "\n" "\t"
> Other "famous listings" include a ping run or "make update";
> even "make" of some port could look nice.

I believe the 'prior art' in showing stuff scrolling past on a computer
screen on film was to use the nmap sources...



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