Found my favorite DOS editor

Liam Proven lproven at
Wed Sep 29 11:27:05 CDT 2021

On Wed, 29 Sept 2021 at 01:47, Mike Katz via cctalk
<cctalk at> 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.,_copy,_and_paste#Cut_and_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.

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