Processing data in blocks

From: Frank McConnell <>
Date: Thu May 28 21:55:15 1998

"Max Eskin" <> wrote:
> So, indeed, you're talking about a keyboard buffer, only intelligent
> and on a much larger scale. Or multiprocessing.

Maybe Tim is, but on reflection (no pun) I'm not.

The terminal acts as a buffer for the data, not for the keyboard. The
keyboard is used to make changes to the data in the buffer and
initiate the transfer of the changed data back to the 3000. The
keystrokes themselves don't get sent to the 3000, only the edited

-Frank McConnell
Received on Thu May 28 1998 - 21:55:15 BST

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