Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 29th Aug 2012 11:10 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces Sometimes, you wake up in the morning, check your RSS feeds, and you know you just hit the jackpot. From the AT&T archives comes a video and description of Blit, a UNIX graphical user interface from 1982, on a 800x1024 portrait display. It employs a three button mouse, right-click context menus, multiple windows, and lots, lots more. It was developed at Bell Labs, and is yet another case that illustrates how the technology industry doesn't work in a vacuum.
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RE[3]: Lisa
by vaette on Wed 29th Aug 2012 15:27 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Lisa"
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Dumb terminals are defined by not having programmatic capabilities, it is likely that this terminal does given its advanced hardware.

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