[Sorta/Probably OT] Gmail "Terminal" theme

eric eric940 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 18:37:48 CST 2008


> I'd say it looks more like a BBS to me than any sort of command-line
> client, but then I put a lot of time in on real VT100s with white or
> amber phosphor and substantially less time on terminals with green
> phosphor.
>
> It's cute, but I can see it getting annoying after not so much time.

Yeah, on both points -- now that I've used it for a couple days. A bit
of a novelty at first, but then ...

However, back around the late 70s/early 80s, I recall hooking up some
no name terminals with green screens. But I do see the BBS flavor in
it too.

> I may have to pull this out to annoy _others_, though (I've lost track
> of how many folks asked me why I was using "DOS" when I had multiple
> term windows open on a Linux box).


Heh.



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