Paul Koning paulkoning at comcast.net
Thu Sep 6 12:15:24 CDT 2018

> On Sep 6, 2018, at 1:09 PM, allison via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> On 09/06/2018 12:54 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
>> On 9/6/18 9:48 AM, Paul Koning via cctalk wrote:
>>> VT50 seems like it was someone's mistake -- 12 lines, what were they thinking?
> Mostly about screen memory which back then was small and not cheap.

True.  Did the VT05 use core memory for that?  I vaguely remember it did.

Still, it was strange to go backward from 20 x 72 (VT05) to 12 x 80 (VT50).

While the VT05 isn't all that well known, it probably deserves recognition as the most interesting looking DEC terminal.


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