Subject: Re: spkr beep
To: Bernd Sieker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Paul (NCC/CS) <email@example.com>
Date: 12/14/2002 21:13:11
thanks mate, I appreciate your personal spkr preference's
but I'd just like to beep mine if thats ok with u:)))
On Sat, 14 Dec 2002 11:06:15 +0100
Bernd Sieker <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 14.12.02, 20:57:33, Paul wrote:
> > Quick question,
> > how to make the speaker beep on ss5?
> > I just want to throw it in a script.
> In a word: Don't.
> I really hate scripts/programs that beep. Especially if other people are
> in the room, too.
> Other than that, how about just printing the BEL character? (ASCII 7,
> ^G). How that is interpreted depends on the terminal, and may even be
> user-configurable, which is a lot better than beeping unconditionally.
> xterm, e. g. just flashes the window background, local text consoles
> usually beep on the hardware speaker, which is why none of my PCs has
> its speaker connected.
> > thks,
> > Paul.
> Bernd Sieker
> NetBSD: "Progress on your system is closer than it appears."