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Unix Version 7 - man page for mesg (v7 section 1)

MESG(1) 			     General Commands Manual				  MESG(1)

NAME
       mesg  -	permit or deny messages

SYNOPSIS
       mesg [ n ] [ y ]

DESCRIPTION
       Mesg  with  argument n forbids messages via write(1) by revoking non-user write permission
       on the user's terminal.	Mesg with argument y reinstates permission.  All by itself,  mesg
       reports the current state without changing it.

FILES
       /dev/tty*
       /dev

SEE ALSO
       write(1)

DIAGNOSTICS
       Exit status is 0 if messages are receivable, 1 if not, 2 on error.

											  MESG(1)


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