Al Kossow aek at bitsavers.org
Thu Sep 6 17:20:57 CDT 2018

On 9/6/18 2:55 PM, Peter Coghlan via cctalk wrote:

> If you bought a bought a machine from DEC, you probably needed DEC terminals
> or clones of them to get the best from it.  However, the same probably applied
> to other manufacturers.

DEC's keyboard editors didn't talk anything other than VT52 or VT100 protocols
and you needed their keypad for KED to work.

Things like Curses and Termcap weren't a concept people groked at the time.

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