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Remember? Heck, I used to code for 9600 baud 25x80 terminals!
Lynwood Alpha[^] - that was the top-of-the-range, with a Z8000 processor @5.5Mhz - I did some work on that, but mostly it was the Beta I coded for. That looked the same externally, but had a 4MHz Z80 and 8K of DRAM.

Both were mostly coded in assembler, with later some C code getting in there.
They were anything but "dumb terminals" - one of my projects queried database on up to 6 "proper" computers, processed the results, then told one of four other computers what to do, and showed the user a precis of the result of that. (The user input a telephone number, I decided which host held the data and what OS the host would be running, got the data (in a different format for each OS), extracted the telephone line / exchange info and passed that to one of four different hardware line test computers, and showed the line test status from that. Horribly complicated, I had to run a app to strip all the comments out so it would fit onto two floppies along with the ROM image that produced ...)

Surprisingly good days - I certainly learned a lot about how to write efficient code, if not readable ... Laugh | :laugh:
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