More from the BBC Red Button "What If..." files
When we're coming up with designs for new products, our design team tend to come up with a couple of different options so that the team can sit down and discuss what works best.
And it was no different in the early days when the BBC's red button pioneers were trying to work out what their new service would look like.
One idea was the very Ceefax inspired idea I wrote about recently. And with grateful thanks to the fact that no one has cleaned up our servers, I can show you one of the other options...
Andrew Bowden is Senior Producer, TV Platforms team, BBC Future Media & Technology.