[TUHS] Line Terminators in Text Files [Was: Re: Why Pascal is Not My Favorite Programming Language - Unearthed!]

Paul Winalski paul.winalski at gmail.com
Wed Sep 6 01:23:18 AEST 2017


On 9/4/17, Pete Turnbull <pete at dunnington.plus.com> wrote:
>
> I don't doubt it's possible, just not on an ASR33.  Apart from the
> timing issue, the carriage return mechanism on Teletype 33s inhibits
> printing while the carriage is moving back, until it stops at the left
> margin.

I could swear I saw our old ASR33 at college do this (print characters
in the middle of the line while the carriage is moving back).  But
maybe my memory is faulty and it was another printing terminal of that
era.  Or maybe our ASR33 was broken.

-Paul W.


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