Favourite text based word processing software

Tapley, Mark mtapley at swri.edu
Thu Dec 11 18:07:49 CST 2014

On Dec 11, 2014, at 5:38 PM, Mark Wickens <mark at wickensonline.co.uk> wrote:

> Hello group
> I'm toying with the idea of writing a simple word processing package along
> the lines of Wordstar for my Retrochallenge 2015/01 entry.
> I have used many word processing packages over the years on many machines
> from 8-bit machines to mainframes. Within the following bounds I'd love to
> know the packages that have been the favourite of list members over the
> years and why.

Wordstar. Liked it on the Rainbow, really well. Simple control sequences, fast, reliable.

But, I didn’t use many of them; the only other I remember was Scripsit on TRS-80 which was so-so.

							- Mark

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