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10. Unix-based Alphanumeric Paging

There is a standardized protocol for sending alphanumeric pages known as "TAP" (originally known as "IXO"). Writing a utility from scratch using a shell script ought to be plausible, even if it's less effective than using existing software.

Were I to pick up an alphanumeric pager, this would be a useful resource...

10.1. Other Paging Issues

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