Bah! HP Terminal smarter n' me

From: Ron Hudson <>
Date: Mon Oct 4 11:49:24 2004

On Oct 4, 2004, at 9:11 AM, Frank McConnell wrote:

> Ron Hudson wrote:
>> Yes, it's only one null modem. I have now a 9 pin straight
>> cable+null modem adapter+genderchanger and It works. I think I am
>> missing some handshake though.. when I put the terminal in smooth
>> scroll it looses characters when I list things or print out
>> something that is long. Everything works fine in the faster jump
>> scroll. Just not as pleasing to use.
> The "pleasure" of smooth scroll wears off.
> Anyway, yes, the terminal can be made to do XON/XOFF flow control, but
> it will be better for you to figure out the wiring and configuration
> to use the RTS/CTS and maybe DSR lines for hardware flow control and
> tell the terminal to do that. Then you'll be able to use Emacs without
> kludging around having used C-s and C-q for flow control. (That
> religious
> battle is on-topic here, isn't it?)

  I mostly use vi anyway :^) but on this terminal I will probably be
using teco
a lot.

> -Frank McConnell
Received on Mon Oct 04 2004 - 11:49:24 BST

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