VT100 under SIMH

From: Cameron Kaiser <spectre_at_floodgap.com>
Date: Wed Sep 1 12:06:55 2004

> > Considering that Mac OS X has terminal emulators that (presumably) can
> > emulate a VT100, why didn't you just use those?
> The point of my exercise was to verify that a real VT100 would
> perform hooked up to OS X through a USB serial adapter. [It worked
> fine.] That it works as expected with SIMH is merely icing and
> perhaps useful for others to know.

I'm actually very happy to hear this. I have a serial adaptor hooked up to
my dual G4 I intend to connect a terminal to, or possibly one of the
Commodores that needs "network" access.

> The stock Terminal application in OS X does not do a complete or
> satisfactory VT100 emulation, in my book. There are indeed other
> emulators that may or may not do the desired job.

Is this Jaguar or Panther? Jag's is a bit lacking, but it's improved somewhat
for Panther.

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