[vcf-midatlantic] NeXT printer emulator/bridge

Bill Degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Sun Jun 17 20:12:14 EDT 2018

>   A plausible term of convenience might be "something superficially
> similar to an LJ II"... but simply "LJ II" is not.  The NeXT printer
> doesn't even look like an LJ II, so even that is a stretch.  We are
> technical people living in a world of terminological imprecision,
> linguistic laziness, and a disgusting excess of "convenience".  I am a
> member of the last generation of people to have used NeXT computers when
> they were current products.  Like it or not, we are the custodians of
> this knowledge.
>   Bill did not know offhand, and that's fine.  We all learn from each
> other here.  In this case, someone (me) did know, and came forth with
> specific information.
>   Technical accuracy in the forum archives of subject matter experts
> should never fall victim to "convenience".

Anyhoo ... I have two such printers, I shall take some time to hook them up
to a willing NeXT to see how well they work.


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