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[ih] TWX and Telex, was Obscure e-mail systems

I think it was, a Brit named, Chris Evans, that referred to Teletypes as ?your basic steam terminal.? ;-) I always thought that was a very appropriate description.

> On Mar 17, 2016, at 16:26, John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
>> Hey... I learned to type on an ASR33, and they made very good computer 
>> terminals, for a lot of years. :-)
> I learned to type on a manual typewriter with blank keycaps, but I
> also did a lot of typing on an ASR-33.  I could read the holes in the
> tape visually pretty well.
> On the other hand, I have to note that an ASR-33 would have been used
> for TWX, not Telex.  A Telex would use an ASR-32 or more likely an
> older and sturdier model 28.
> Helpfully,
> John
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