Richard Thomson is the director of the Computer Graphics Museum in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is the main force behind the creation of the Terminals Wiki and the open source rewrite of the manx web database application of computer manuals. He is a frequent contributor to the cctalk mailing list and contributes scanned material to BitSavers.
Richard has worked as a software engineer since 1979. He has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Delaware and a master's degree in computer science from the University of Utah. See Terminals at the University of Delaware for more information on the kinds of terminals he used in the early days.
Ongoing Wiki Work
- Add EmbedVideo extension and link to various videos
- New Page Template
- Write a guide on how to author a terminal page
- Items to research
- Wiki administration
- Control Sequences
- Tektronix products
- List of Computerworld issues
Terminal Emulator Software
- VTStar, OpenVMS freeware VT320 emulator
- Dave's Telnet, A Free Telnet Client for Windows 16/32/64
- MobaXterm, X server and SSH support (free home edition)
- Zoc, terminal emulator with 3270 support
- Reflection Desktop for X, with ReGIS support
- E-Term32 Plus, with ReGIS support
- SecureCRT, ssh/rlogin/telnet client
- Kermit 95, kermit client with 40 built-in terminal emulations
- Tera Term, telnet, SSH and serial port terminal client with DEC VT100, DEC VT220, DEC VT320 and Tektronix 4010 emulation.
- PuTTY, telnet, rlogin, SSH, SCP and serial port terminal client with DEC VT102 and DEC VT220 emulation.