[TUHS] Early Unix and Keyboard Skills
dave at horsfall.org
Thu Nov 3 11:59:23 AEST 2022
On Thu, 3 Nov 2022, Ronald Natalie wrote:
> Other printers (especially faster ones) weren’t so lucky, but the LA36
> decwriter had a catchup mode to print the backlog after a return.
Yep; the head went twice as fast to catch up. Wasn't there a method of
locking it into that mode, but then requiring flow control?
> The LA120 was boustrophedonic so returns weren’t as much of an issue.
ISTR that it required a driver to utilise that mode.
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