Date: Wed, 30 Jul 1997 12:36:16 -0400 (EDT) From: "Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor" <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: VT100 (Fote?) Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.95q.970730123442.21627Bemail@example.com> Paul Prescod wrote: > > > 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 > > tables... > > Emacs does character-based windowing on text terminals (including > VT100s). How will speech browsers handle frames? -- Russell O'Connor firstname.lastname@example.org <URL:http://www.undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca/%7Eroconnor/> "And truth irreversibly destroys the meaning of its own message" -- Anindita Dutta, "The Paradox of Truth, the Truth of Entropy"