TOPS-20 Commands Reference Manual
Notifies the system that you are willing to accept communication links, advice, user messages, and system messages.
|argument||is a keyword, chosen from the list below, naming the kind of communication you are willing to accept.|
|ADVICE||allows both assistance and communication links initiated by another user's ADVISE or TALK command.|
|LINK||allows communication links established by another user's TALK command.|
|SYSTEM-MESSAGES||allows notices of new mail and messages of interest to all users sent by the operator or other privileged users.|
|USER-MESSAGES||allows messages sent by another user's SEND command.
Default - LINKS, SYSTEM-MESSAGES, and USER-MESSAGES
Typing RECEIVE During Attempted TALK
If your terminal has been set to refuse links and another user tries to talk to you by using the TALK command, both terminals will give a series of CTRL/G signals (ringing bells or beeps) indicating the refused attempt. If you give the RECEIVE LINKS command before these signals are finished, the TALK command will succeed.
|ADVISE||for sending commands to another user's job|
|INFORMATION TERMINAL-MODE||for examining your current terminal settings|
|REFUSE||for refusing communication links, advice, and system and user messages|
|SEND||for sending a message to another user's terminal|
|TALK||for linking your terminal to another user's terminal|
|TERMINAL||INHIBIT for refusing all types of terminal communication including links, advice, system messages, user messages, and notices of new mail.|
- Give the RECEIVE command to accept communication links from other
- Set your terminal to receive links, at the request (sent via the MAIL
program, not shown here) of another user. Begin a communication session
with this user, during which you give the RECEIVE ADVICE command also, to
allow a demonstration of the UDP program. Afterwards, set your terminal
again to refuse advice.
@RECEIVE @ LINK FROM RENQUIST, TTY 127 @;THANKS, BUT IF YOU LET ME DO AN "ADVISE" I CAN SHOW YOU @;HOW TO RUN THE PROGRAM BY ACTUALLY DOING IT. OKAY? @;SURE, I'LL FIX MY SETTING. @RECEIVE ADVICE @ADVISE LATTA Escape character is <CTRL>E, type <CTRL>^? for help LATTA, MISC:<LATTA> Job 33 EXEC [Advising] UDP UDP>LIST/DOCUMENTATION:/CREATED-SINCE:1-1-78 0:0 UDP>EXIT @;YOU'LL GET A PRINTED LISTING TOMORROW. @;DO YOU SEE HOW I DID IT? @;YES, THANKS. GOODBYE. @ [Advice terminated] @REFUSE ADVICE