• Subject: Re: What can be done to enhance the green screen applications?
  • From: nina jones <ddi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 26 Oct 1999 20:22:11 -0500
  • Organization: Data Design Inc. http://www.datadesigninc.com

> I believe you are right but I also believe that what a few years ago a fancy
> terminal is pretty much the lowest common denominator in most shops.  Who
> actually has users needing column separators anymore?

well, we sure don't use them!  haven't for 15 years or so!

but as to the lowest common denominator, well, we do have a 5251 in our
shop.  it's the only terminal on the old 36, that we turn on once a
month for a tape conversion that the as/400 tape drive can't read.

but last week i was at a client's that had a lot of 3196 terminals.  and
about a month ago, i was at one that still has 5291's.

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