freebsd vs. netbsd

Kurt Hackenberg kh at
Fri Jun 12 18:58:20 UTC 2020

On 2020-06-12 02:14, Polytropon wrote:

>> But it's often done by redefining the ASCII characters carriage return
>> and line feed. Originally they meant, respectively, move the print head
>> to the left margin, and roll the paper up a line.
> Erm... no. The carriage return returns the _carriage_ to the
> first position (here: to the right), that's why it is called
> carriage return and not print head return. :-)
> On older electrical typewriters, you will see...
Electric typewriters didn't use ASCII.

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