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Mac OS X Tiger in a Nutshell by Jason McIntosh, Chuck Toporek, Chris Stone, Andy Lester

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write

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write user [tty] message

Initiates or responds to an interactive conversation with user. A write session is terminated with EOF. If the user is logged into more than one terminal, specifies a tty number. See also talk ; use mesg to keep other users from writing to your terminal.

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