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How is Raster and Random Scan Display different?

Raster scan display forms an image with pixel whereas a Random scan display works with Geometric primitives, but even a geometric primitve( a line) is made up of pixels so what is the difference?
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What is the basic difference between Radar Screen, CRT and Oscilloscope displays? [closed]

What is the basic difference between Radar Screen, PC CRT Monitor, and, Oscilloscope displays? All of them use CRT. So, what is the difference?
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What is the modern equivalent of display lists?

Display lists were an OpenGL feature that could, in theory, accelerate any part of the API by storing a group of commands for later use. In my understanding, this makes a lot of sense with regards to ...