Rick Murphy rick at rickmurphy.net
Thu Sep 6 19:49:05 CDT 2018

On 9/6/2018 1:15 PM, Paul Koning via cctalk wrote:
> On Sep 6, 2018, at 1:09 PM, allison via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> 
> wrote:
>> 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.

The VT05 used a shift register bank for the screen memory. This caused 
delays when scrolling as the content of the shift register had to be 
basically shifted up, thus requiring fill characters after every linefeed.

Still, one of the most gorgeous video terminals ever. :)

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