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Re: [PATCH] stty doc enhancements

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: [PATCH] stty doc enhancements
Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2008 14:33:57 +0000
User-agent: Thunderbird (X11/20071008)

thanks guys,

take 2 attached.

>From 0fcf7301049a1db0268337e433932037cb8eac3c Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: =?utf-8?q?P=C3=A1draig=20Brady?= <address@hidden>
Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2008 11:55:46 +0000
Subject: [PATCH] doc: stty: Clarification of some input and output settings

* doc/coreutils.texi (stty invocation): Clarify any
ambiguity in regard to the direction of input and output settings.
Add some notes on the case changing settings.
Most of the text was supplied by Dan Jacobson.
 THANKS             |    2 +-
 doc/coreutils.texi |    9 ++++++---
 2 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/THANKS b/THANKS
index f74d4fb..d12626c 100644
--- a/THANKS
+++ b/THANKS
@@ -115,7 +115,7 @@ Cyril Bouthors                      address@hidden
 Dale Scheetz                        address@hidden
 Dameon G. Rogers                    address@hidden
 Dan Hagerty                         address@hidden
-Dan Jacobson                        http://www.geocities.com/jidani
+Dan Jacobson                        address@hidden
 Dan Pascu                           address@hidden
 Daniel Bergstrom                    address@hidden
 Daniel Dunbar                       address@hidden
diff --git a/doc/coreutils.texi b/doc/coreutils.texi
index bbc2710..9047925 100644
--- a/doc/coreutils.texi
+++ b/doc/coreutils.texi
@@ -11916,6 +11916,7 @@ Enable RTS/CTS flow control.  address@hidden  May be 
 @subsection Input settings
 @cindex input settings
+These settings control operations on data received from the terminal.
 @table @samp
 @item ignbrk
@@ -11988,7 +11989,8 @@ empty again.  May be negated.
 @opindex iuclc
 @cindex uppercase, translating to lowercase
 Translate uppercase characters to lowercase.  address@hidden  May be
+negated. Note ilcuc is not implemented, as one would not be able to issue
+almost any (lowercase) Unix command, after invoking it.
 @item ixany
 @opindex ixany
@@ -12007,7 +12009,7 @@ when the input buffer is full.  address@hidden  May be 
 @subsection Output settings
 @cindex output settings
-These arguments specify output-related operations.
+These settings control operations on data sent to the terminal.
 @table @samp
 @item opost
@@ -12018,7 +12020,7 @@ Postprocess output.  May be negated.
 @opindex olcuc
 @cindex lowercase, translating to output
 Translate lowercase characters to uppercase.  address@hidden  May be
+negated. (Note ouclc is not currently implemented.)
 @item ocrnl
 @opindex ocrnl
@@ -12271,6 +12273,7 @@ as @code{tab3}.
 @opindex lcase
 @opindex LCASE
 Same as @code{xcase iuclc olcuc}.  address@hidden  May be negated.
+(Used for terminals with uppercase characters only.)
 @item crt
 @opindex crt

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