MORSE(6) BSD Games Manual MORSE(6)
morse -- reformat input as morse code
morse [-d | -s] [string ...]
The morse command reads the given input and reformats it in the form of
morse code. Acceptable input are command line arguments or the standard
The options are as follows:
-d Decode dot-dash morse (as generated by the -s option) back into
text. A lowercase 'x' is printed for undecipherable input; oth-
erwise, text is returned uppercase. If the morse to be trans-
lated is given on the command line, it should be preceded by '--'
to keep it from being mistaken for options.
-s Produce dots and dashes rather than words.
ITU-T Recommendation F.1, Operational provisions for the international
public telegram service, Division B, I. Morse code.
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