Oddball Terminals (Was: Re: VT100's)

Frank McConnell fmc at reanimators.org
Fri Sep 7 18:15:52 CDT 2018

On Sep 7, 2018, at 12:00, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
> interesting.. the vt71t has inverted-T cursor keys

And CAPS LOCK in the home row to the left of the A key.  The VT220 made it w-i-d-e.  Can we now fix the blame for the two of the three worst ideas in computer keyboard design on d|i|g|i|t|a|l?  (#3 would be sending CONTROL to live in the spacebar row and I think maybe we need to blame IBM for that.)

-Frank McConnell

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