PPT(6) BSD Games Manual PPT(6)
ppt -- reformat input as paper tape
ppt [string ...]
ppt -d [-b]
The ppt command reads the given input and reformats it in the form of
paper tape. Acceptable input are command line arguments or the standard
The options are as follows:
-d [-b] Decode paper tape on the standard input back to ASCII. Unprint-
able characters are visually encoded with vis(3) unless the -b
option (binary) is also specified. A lowercase 'x' is printed
for undecipherable input lines.
ECMA-10, ECMA Standard for Data Interchange on Punched Tape.
The ppt command first appeared in 4.3BSD-Tahoe. The options -d and -b
first appeared in OpenBSD 3.3.
Paul Janzen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Michael Shalayeff <email@example.com>
BSD November 18, 2014 BSD