What are terminals worth?

From: John Foust <jfoust_at_threedee.com>
Date: Thu Dec 30 10:53:26 2004

At 05:42 PM 12/29/2004, Tony Duell wrote:
>No, it's a VT100 with a 'function generator' board in it. This board adds
>the ability to plot mathematical functions -- for each column of the
>display (that's dot column, mot character column), you can set store 2 Y
>Incidentally, a VT55 is a VT52 with a similar graphics display capability.

Ah, my first real introduction to computer graphics. I tried very
hard, in BASIC, to write a library of routines to draw small
numbers of arbitrary lines using that two-dot-vertical graphics mode.
Those dots were so nice and small compared to character-oriented graphics.

- John
Received on Thu Dec 30 2004 - 10:53:26 GMT

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