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

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Wed Jul 6 15:47:51 CDT 2016

Many people used   program editors to write  articles and  books in the 
early days! Myself included...  Ed#
In a message dated 7/6/2016 1:43:21 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time,  
jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu writes:

> 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 
format  text', you need to look back to things like TJ2:


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


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