dj.taylor4 at comcast.net
Sat Jun 19 12:47:49 CDT 2021
On 6/18/2021 8:49 PM, Michael Kerpan wrote:
> IIRC, Xterm has ReGIS and Sixel support in it's code these days, but
> most Linux distro disable those features in their prepackaged builds
> for some reason.
Really? I'm interested. How do you build your own xterm?
> On Fri, Jun 18, 2021, 3:50 PM Douglas Taylor via cctech
> <cctech at classiccmp.org <mailto:cctech at classiccmp.org>> wrote:
> Right, according to the few notes I've seen on the packages currently
> for sale on ebay.
> I hesitate to buy because I picked up a similar piece of software,
> Smarterm 240, which seemed to do the desired emulation. It was old
> software for DOS, but I have an old DOS machine I use for PUTR I
> I could install it on and be up and running. It didn't turn out that
> way because Smarterm wanted a particular video card and driver
> (which I
> didn't have, of course). I didn't find that out until I got the
> open and tried installing it.
> I don't know if the Reflection software has any restrictions like
> The versions I see for sale are for Win3.1 and such, not exactly the
> heyday of plug and play. I was hoping to get some guidance from
> who has used the Reflection software on what the actual
> hardware/software requirements are.
> On a side note, emulating a Tektronix 4010 is apparently free and
> quality (see github). It is the DEC graphics terminals that no
> one has
> produced an open source emulation software for, so that's why I am
> asking this question.
> On 6/18/2021 1:16 PM, Bill Degnan wrote:
> > Reflection 4 should do that, right?
> > Bill
> > On Fri, Jun 18, 2021 at 1:15 PM Douglas Taylor via cctech
> > <cctech at classiccmp.org <mailto:cctech at classiccmp.org>
> <mailto:cctech at classiccmp.org <mailto:cctech at classiccmp.org>>> wrote:
> > Does anyone have experience with the Reflection software
> that will
> > emulate a DEC VT340 color graphics terminal?
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