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Re: lynx-dev LYNX: re wyse terminals (in lynx help): is wyse BEST dumb t
Re: lynx-dev LYNX: re wyse terminals (in lynx help): is wyse BEST dumb terminal?
Sat, 26 Aug 2000 16:56:59 -0400
On Sat, Aug 26, 2000 at 01:39:40PM -0700, David Combs wrote:
> Suppose I want to get some "dumb" terminals for my sun box
> ("dumb" == but I can jump around via eg VI, TRN, LYNX, etc)
> And, where would one BUY one or a few?
I see occasional ads on comp.terminals, some point to websites (I haven't
looked closely at those for a while - no URLs handy).
as cheap as $30 I gather, but perhaps more like $150 for something nice.
(used, that is).
> PS: Oh, why IS wyse mentioned in lynx-help? Because it is screwy
> on lynx, or because it is super-good on lynx?
the former. A wyse50 has the magic-cookie feature which makes it awkward
to render video attributes. (Some curses implementations simply refrain
from rendering bold, etc., ncurses has some - ahem - experiment code for
Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>
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