word processor history -- interesting article (Evan Koblentz)

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Thu Jul 7 16:08:07 CDT 2016

On 07/07/2016 01:53 PM, Terry Stewart wrote:
>> To this day, I still use "joe" as my all-around text editor under
>> Linux and BSD.  It uses mostly WS key conventions.
> I remember using "Runoff" (for formatting text) and "Junior" (full
> screen editor) on a PRIME.  Then there was "Mince" which I think was
> a "Junior" port to the IBM-PC?

I've used emacs on and off since the early 80s., along with some
add-ons, such as "Electric C" and "mince" )= "Mince is not emacs.).  I
never felt comfortable with it.

And I've written enough troff stuff to have forgotten most of what I

For document prep, does anyone still use Interleaf?


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