terminal emulation


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terminal emulation

What a terminal emulator does.

terminal emulation

Using software in a desktop machine to make it perform like a hardware terminal. The emulated terminal is typically in the VT100-500 family, designed originally by Digital Equipment. Connected to stand-alone, centralized minicomputers and mainframes, VT terminals were very popular in the 1980s. See 3270 emulator, twinax card, virtual terminal and xterm.
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Terminal emulation programs (communications software).
Terminal emulation is preferably ANSI, or TTY if ANSI is not available.

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