Should this be considered an ancestor of laptops?

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Thu Feb 23 21:07:00 CST 2006


Hmm, I Googled, couldn't find any photos.  Could you / your friend send me
one off-list please?

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Subject: Re: Should this be considered an ancestor of laptops?

Just yesterday I saw a Teletype 31 at a buddy's place - basically a 1/2
sized model 28 (or maybe 19) with a handle on top and a folding case.
Reporters would take these to sporting events and new conferences and just
plug into preinstalled loops back to the home office. 1950s laptops!

William Donzelli
aw288 at osfn.org 




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