Re: [NTLK] Recommendations on VT100 terminal emulator for Newton

From: Steve <>
Date: Tue Sep 09 2008 - 15:27:46 EDT

That's why I was "thinking out loud" about paying someone. Money is
sometimes a good motivator. Sometimes. Then again, I doubt the $ we could
deliver as a community would be enough. Sigh.

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Morgan Aldridge
Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2008 12:01 PM
Subject: Re: [NTLK] Recommendations on VT100 terminal emulator for Newton

On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 11:15 AM, Steve <> wrote:
> I wonder if anyone could be paid to do a SSH client? In these days of
> do anything in clear text", having such an animal would really really
> the eMate/Newton life span.

It's been discussed many times, but I don't believe anyone will be
implementing one any time soon. At one point someone was working on a
port of PuTTY <>,
but it was never released and I'm not sure how much progress was ever

Unfortunately, PT100 is quite slow, even on a MessagePad 2100, and
this is considered to be very fast compared to competitors of the


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