Monday, 16 January 2012

Word processing

There's a brief article on the 30th anniversary of Word. However, it is not the pioneering piece of software it appears to be from the description—there were other word processors before, such as WordStar and WordPerfect. Word was one of many that managed to get ahead, a bit like MS-DOS and Windows. Previous operating systems such as CP/M or DR DOS and graphical interfaces such as Gem are nowadays confined to the museum... The victors write history.

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