On Mon, 21 January 2002, "Klein, Ron" wrote:

> We have a program that calls a PC when a certain function key is pressed and
> then the application executes a PC program.  What would be the recommended
> way to determine if the device running the 400 program is a PC and not a
> dumb terminal?

First thing that comes to mind is "Go look at it", but that's impractical. 
Second thing is to run a remote command to see if it fails, maybe "format c:"; 
(just kidding!) but the principle might work. Not sure what a good choice would 
be especially if you can't guarantee what OS was installed.

Tom Liotta

Tom Liotta
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