From: Jeff Lodoen <>
Date: Wed Jun 11 07:38:01 1997

> >>Somewhere in the back of my head I had the idea that a TDP-100
> >>was a Coco ... that Radio Shack could sell it as a color
> >>video terminal.
> >>
> >They did sell a "VideoTex" terminal that sure looked like a coco. Sold it
> >for use with CompuServe, (among others,) as I recall.
> there are surely some in this crowd who remember the excitement over
> VideoText back in the early 80's.

A little confusion. CompuServe had VidTex, which was a simple
protocol to automatically transmit and display graphics. (mono,
RLE encoded)

VideoText was something else...
Received on Wed Jun 11 1997 - 07:38:01 BST

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