SCO Unix, Xenix and ODT General FAQ
Because the system thinks you CAN'T do lower case, so it's
trying to give you a way to still use upper and lower case byt
automatically translating for you. Things that should be upper case
get a "\" in front of every upper case \L\E\T\T\E\R. That mode was
designed for very old, upper-case only terminals, and really isn't
useful today; in fact it will cause many programs to act strangely
or not to work at all.
If that's something you do accidentally and it screws up your
application, you can add these lines to the end of
stty -iuclc -xcase -olcuc
Those lines will reset you to "normal" if you logged in with
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