VT100 (Fote?)

Walter Ian Kaye (walter@natural-innovations.com)
Fri, 25 Jul 1997 18:04:24 -0700

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Date: Fri, 25 Jul 1997 18:04:24 -0700
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From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: VT100 (Fote?)

I recently posted:

 > And why are we hamstrung by VT100 anyway? I've seen better
 > technology in character mode (look at FoxPro for DOS and Xenix),
 > so why aren't we seeing any improvements there?

Is there some technical limitation preventing the development and
deployment of a character-based windowing environment via VT100?
The implementation of popup menus in Lynx leads me to believe that
windowing should be possible... perhaps even adjustable frames and

  Walter Ian Kaye <boo_at_best*com>    Programmer - Excel, AppleScript,
          Mountain View, CA                         ProTERM, FoxPro, HTML
 http://www.natural-innovations.com/     Musician - Guitarist, Songwriter