CDC 6600 - Why so awesome?
elson at pico-systems.com
Thu Jun 23 23:25:58 CDT 2016
On 06/23/2016 10:28 PM, James Vess wrote:
> Hey guys,
> I was looking and found that the Tektronix 4010 is a calligraphic display,
> for which I found a video!
> Let me know if it bares a resemblance to the display on the 6600
It wasn't normally used in that manner, except for
graphing. It had a 5 x 7 dot matrix generator and would
display essentially a similar way to a glass TTY terminal.
But, if you had graphs, 3D drawings or fancy lettering, you
could draw it stroke by stroke. That was a lot slower, of
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