"first" computer on the internet
eric at brouhaha.com
Sun Jul 20 20:53:18 CDT 2008
Chuck Guzis wrote:
> WordStar, CP/M were also-rans? Seems to me that the also-rans pretty
> much obliterated VisiCalc sales before too long (e.g. SuperCalc,
> Multiplan, Microplan and a host of others). If you want to set a
> really high bar, then Lotus 1-2-3 might be the "first" with VisiCalc
> just a bit player.
Well, that was basically my point. If you set the bar for "commercial
success" at an arbitrary point, you get an arbitrary "first".
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