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[Just some quick notes from memory - after all, describing several related terminal families spanning over several decades might be a bit broad :))] That sounds similar to the IBM 3270, where the idea was to offload some of the work from the mainframe, so that instead of interrupting the mainframe on every keystroke, you only present it with a complete form....


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The whole claim seems a bit dubious. I did spend a few hours now, not only searching the net, but as well peeking into all secondary literature I have regarding ICL (or parts thereof) and IBM, but couldn't find any remark even remotely supporting the claim. Over all it seems like an easy to make, hard to prove statement, especially as all, as mentioned, is ...


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