"FIRST"??!? (Was: word processor history -- interesting article

Noel Chiappa jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Wed Jul 6 15:43:16 CDT 2016

    > From: Fred Cisin

    > the first person to use a word processor was probably typing business
    > letters and/or legal documents, which is what they were developed for.

Depends what you mean by "word processor". If you mean 'software intended to
format text', you need to look back to things like TJ2:


and 'runoff', both circa 1963. Much earlier than any of the 'word processors'
this person wrote about.


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