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the mupid is a fascinating beast

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aside from looking cool, it was an early 80s graphical terminal capable of vector graphics drawing and running programs directly downloaded from the network.

@zens its a big shame the plan to link all the Viewdata services across CEPT countries using ISDN fell apart - I only heard about it when an middle aged British Telecom engineer told me during my work experience in the late 80s, originally BT, DBP-Telekom, PTT France/France Télécom, PTT Nederland and österreichische Post were going to link up but Thatcho didn't want to match fund the project due to privatisation as it would make BT less attractive to private investors in the short term..

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