Gas plasma displays

From: Ward Griffiths and/or Lisa Rogers <>
Date: Fri May 16 12:42:45 1997

On Thu, 15 May 1997, William Donzelli wrote:

> IBM once made some awesome terminals, mostly for the 30xx mainframes.
> They were quite large and had a fantastic resolution - I seem to remember
> them being able to display four _nice_ looking terminal windows without
> overlap. I think this was in the early 1980s timeframe.

IBM 3290 Terminal. Equivalent to four 3270 series terminals. There's
one within twenty feet of my desk at Prudential. I wish it could be
used as ASCII terminals -- it's look dynomite attached to my sundry
Unix and Linux boxen. But it's only good with SNA.
Ward Griffiths
"America is at that awkward stage.  It's too late to work within 
the system, but too early to shoot the bastards." --Claire Wolfe
Received on Fri May 16 1997 - 12:42:45 BST

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