earliest graphics display system in your collection?

Christian Corti cc at corti-net.de
Thu Apr 20 04:02:36 CDT 2006

On Wed, 19 Apr 2006, John Allain wrote:
> IBM's first PC, maybe 1977, about $20,000 then.  Had BASIC


> and APL if you were lucky.  Only the APL had graphics, a huge
> incentive to learn APL.

No, there wasn't graphics in APL, but there were the so called Print/Plot 
routines for both BASIC and APL that allowed to plot graphs and text on 
the 5103 printer. I have the software and manuals somewhere.


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