ADM Terminal = Televideo Terminal?

From: Ron Hudson <>
Date: Wed Apr 9 22:03:00 2003

On Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at 06:40 PM, Fred Cisin (XenoSoft) wrote:

> On Wed, 9 Apr 2003, Ron Hudson wrote:
>> I used to work for Televideo. They are still alive and kicking, Their
>> offices are now in San Jose, CA.
>> They currently have a line of thin clients. no longer do they do
>> terminals.
> What is the dividing line between a "thin client" and a "terminal"?

Mostly the kind of display, the terminal is a character based kind of

The thin client usually is a graphics based device, like a box only
running an
X server or a Windows "display process".

Neither actually do any calculations, or store any data - they only
display whatever
"boss" tells 'em to.
Received on Wed Apr 09 2003 - 22:03:00 BST

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