by Darius Kazemi, December 17 2019
RFC-351 is titled “(Graphics) Information form for the ARPANET Graphics Resources Notebook”. It's authored by David H. Crocker of UCLA and dated June 5, 1972.
The technical content
This RFC contains a questionnaire about graphics capabilities at ARPANET Host sites. The responses will be turned into an ARPANET Graphics Resources Notebook.
The information requested includes hardware, software, how your networked capability differs from your local capability, login procedure, escape signals, and any cool demos that people can run to get an idea of what your system can do.
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