vt100 terminfo with padding for an actual vt100?

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Mon Sep 5 12:44:00 CDT 2016

On Mon, Sep 5, 2016 at 10:30 AM, Peter Coghlan <cctalk at beyondthepale.ie> wrote:
>> The usual answer, from back in the day, was to make sure hardware flow
>> control was on and working at higher speeds. If you don't have that,
>> you are going to lose > 9600 baud. I spent way too much time pulling
>> fat cable to enable this after we'd wired the building with 3-wire
>> cable for the VT52's and cute 'headphone' plug-in jacks back in my
>> high school days...
> Generally, DEC didn't have hardware flow control at that time because it was
> not in the standard.  I'm pretty sure there was no hardware flow control
> available on the VT100.  It used XON/XOFF.

I may be misremembering when we did this: with the VT100, VT102 or VT220's.


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