Question about "Distributed" in the DFT name.

Grant Taylor cctalk at
Mon Nov 18 12:43:20 CST 2019

On 11/18/19 11:24 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
> not really, all it meant was there was some intelligence at the terminal 
> it wasn't capable of any sort of user-programmable computation


Sounds like distributed is just a term collision then.  Thank you for 
the clarification.

> that changed pretty quickly with the wide adoption of the IBM PC
> I came across a document recently that showed 
> what a mess IBM had on their hands in 1984 

Grant. . . .
unix || die

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