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SubjectRe: Turning off automatic screen clanking
On Maw, 2003-07-29 at 18:54, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> No. There are no ANSI, nor DEC nor AT&T nor IRIS, nor IBM, nor any
> other terminals that have screen-blanking capabilities. These are
> the inventions of later-date emulations. If my DEC VT-220 screen
> went blank I would need to have it serviced.

Quite a few of the terminals did have their own screenblank, certainly
post vt220 it was very common. However nobody really used escape codes
for it. Screenblank existed to protect the display and the display spent
most of its time -not- logged into a system.

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