Google, Wikipedia directly on ASCII terminal?

Paul Koning paulkoning at
Tue Jan 16 15:07:27 CST 2018

> On Jan 16, 2018, at 4:02 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
> ...
> Of course, when the power goes out during a winter storm, *everything*
> goes out, even if you have emergency backup power for your home.  Said
> fiber-fed terminal has only about an hour of reserve power,
> So a mobile phone, lousy coverage and all, is still a necessity.

Which of course also goes out if the power fails, perhaps not as quickly as a poorly constructed POTS system but it will.  Various emergency sitatuations (hurricanes etc.) have demonstrated this repeatedly.


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