NAPLPS (was: DEC Gigi terminal)
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Mon Apr 24 23:54:25 CDT 2006
In article <200604242126390197.978F7BED at 10.0.0.252>,
"Chuck Guzis" <cclist at sydex.com> writes:
> On 4/24/2006 at 10:08 PM Richard wrote:
> OK, I don't know what the "Fortune Systems terminal" is, but being a
> >freak about terminals I want to know! Do tell?
> >>From what I could find on google it looks like they were satellite
> >workstations for the Fortune 32:16? That looks like a pretty cool
> >micro for 1982.
> Yeah, the subject of FS came up a few months ago. I wrote the firmware for
> their B&W terminal, which is where the NAPLPS and Videotex memories come
> from. FS had decent enough hardware but a very screwy and hostile method
> of deploying software. It was their undoing.
What was the microprocessor in the terminal?
Do you still have one? :-)
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