Re: As 2.0 looms (fwd)

Steve VanDevender (
Thu, 2 May 1996 00:15:56 -0700

Alan Cox writes:
> > Date: Tue, 30 Apr 1996 08:35:12 +1000 (EST)
> > From: Mick J Hellstrom <>
> >
> > echo '16i[q]sa[ln0=aln100%Pln100/snlbx]sbA0D3F204445524F42snlbxq'|dc
> >
> > Whee, before I saw it piped to dc I thought it was some killer TECO code.
> Now thats a thought. Has someone built SparcLinux teco yet ?, or algol 60

I fed everything after the 'echo' to the TECO I have running on my
machine and all it said was:

? Invalid insert arg

I have the TECO from Eric Raymond's Retrocomputing archive, locally
modified to be 8-bit clean so I can copy files with


I keep a statically linked copy in /sbin for emergency editing and
system recovery.

If anyone's interested I can put my 8-bit clean TECO up for FTP.