An interesting question about "print '\a'"
Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Mon Oct 24 06:44:48 CEST 2005
Anthony Liu wrote:
> We know that if we do
> print '\a'
> the bell will sound.
> Now, why do I hear the sound on my local machine when
> I run a python script on a remote host?
Because print '\a' just prints the BEL ASCII character, which most
terminals respond by beeping. Since, when you're logged into a remote
machine, it's your terminal that's displaying the output of your remote
session, that's why you hear the beep on your local machine.
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