Found my favorite DOS editor
lproven at gmail.com
Wed Sep 29 11:27:05 CDT 2021
On Wed, 29 Sept 2021 at 01:47, Mike Katz via cctalk
<cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> Control-C, Control-X & Control-P for copy, cut and paste in Windows 11
> dates back to Wordstar on 8-Bit CPM systems in the 80s.
No they didn't. They came from the Mac:
The Windows standard _was_ Shift-Del to cut, Ctrl-Ins to cut,
Shift-Ins to paste.
Nobody could remember it, including CUA evangelist me -- I had to look
that up -- so they switched to PC-ified Mac standard.
TBH I can't remember when; I am not sure but it might have been in
Windows 3.0, the first release after the divorce from IBM.
Liam Proven • Profile: https://about.me/liamproven
Email: lproven at cix.co.uk • gMail/gTalk/FB: lproven at gmail.com
Twitter/LinkedIn: lproven • Skype: liamproven
UK: +44 7939-087884 • ČR (+ WhatsApp/Telegram/Signal): +420 702-829-053
More information about the cctalk