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terminals- conventional names
These names are used by certain commands and are maintained as part of the shell environ-
ment (see sh(1),environ(5)).
1620 DIABLO 1620 (and others using HyType II)
1620-12 same, in 12-pitch mode
300 DASI/DTC/GSI 300 (and others using HyType I)
300-12 same, in 12-pitch mode
300s DASI/DTC 300/S
300s-12 same, in 12-pitch mode
33 TELETYPE(R) Model 33
37 TELETYPE Model 37
40-2 TELETYPE Model 40/2
43 TELETYPE Model 43
450 DASI 450 (same as Diablo 1620)
450-12 same, in 12-pitch mode
450-12-8 same, in 12-pitch, 8 lines/inch mode
735 Texas Instruments TI735 (and TI725)
745 Texas Instruments TI745
dumb terminals with no special features
hp Hewlett-Packard HP264? series terminals
4014 Tektronix 4014
tn1200 General Electric TermiNet 1200
tn300 General Electric TermiNet 300
vt05 Digital Equipment Corp. VT05
Commands whose behavior may depend on the terminal accept arguments of the form -Tterm,
where term is one of the names given above. If no such argument is present, a command may
consult the shell environment for the terminal type.
stty(1), tabs(1), plot(1), sh(1), environ(5)
troff(1) for nroff
The programs that ought to adhere to this nomenclature do so only fitfully.
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