Question about "Distributed" in the DFT name.
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Mon Nov 18 12:04:14 CST 2019
On 11/18/19 10:37 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
> odd message.. no body..
Operator error. - Multiple messages trying to start a new thread
instead of polluting another thread.
Let's try this again.
On 11/18/19 9:47 AM, Jay Jaeger via cctalk wrote:
> I am no expert on the CUT or DFT protocols.
Does the "Distributed" in "Distributed Function Terminal" refer to /
mean the same thing as the "Distributed" in "Distributed Systems", which
are also known as "Open Systems"?
> first generation displays were very dumb, later generations were
> intelligent and could parse the data stream allowing the creation of
> multiple virtual displays along with graphics. these are the ones with
> a 25th status row
> Ken just wrote a blog post about this trying to defuse the nonsense on
> the web about the reason why terminals are 80 x 25
I read and enjoyed Ken's article last week. I found it to be very
Grant. . . .
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