Have you seen Droste Week on RetroBattlestations?

Johnny Billquist bqt at update.uu.se
Thu Jun 18 13:25:40 CDT 2015

On 2015-06-18 18:41, geneb wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Jun 2015, Chris Osborn wrote:
>> It’s Droste Week on RetroBattlestations! Inspired by a couple of
>> different posts, I thought it would be fun to do a challenge where
>> people don’t just post a picture of their computer, but they display
>> the picture of their computer *on* their computer and post that! It’s
>> going quite well and I really enjoy reading about the hoops people are
>> having to jump through to get pictures converted and transferred and
>> displayed.
>> There have been photos of monochrome computers with high resolution,
>> low resolution block graphics, ASCII art on CP/M computers, and even a
>> mechanical typewriter! What can you come up with?
> The best one by far (so far) is the VT240 that's displaying the picture
> by using a redefined character set.

That seems silly. If it is a VT240, it can do graphics...
The character set trick is what you would have to go to if you have a 
VT220 though.


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