[rfc-i] not just 'lineprinter' (was Re: Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-flanagan-plaintext-00.txt)
dhc at dcrocker.net
Mon Jun 30 20:04:04 PDT 2014
On 6/30/2014 7:15 PM, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
> (BTW teletypes did not support pagination. I don't recall what an
> ASR33 did with FF; probably nothing.)
33, probably nothing. somewhere in the later history were teletypes
(ASR35?) that did have perforated pages; they did 'the right thing' with FF.
for a 33, some printing software would mark page breaks with a line of
dashes. one got good as ripping pages at those boundaries.
> FFs, which are useful
> to some people and harmless to others.
that's the phrasing everyone should work from.
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