"FIRST"??!? (Was: word processor history -- interesting article
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Wed Jul 6 18:46:46 CDT 2016
One thing that sticks in my mind are a fair number of S/360 manuals that
are obviously not typeset. For example, here the FORTRAN IV from 1965/66:
Given that the thing is printed in two justified columns per page in a
monospaced typewriter font, one can't escape the conclusion that some
sort of formatting/word processing was involved.
I haven't checked to see if this technique goes back farther than that.
But it's a book and it's definitely been processed.
Anyone know what was used to do this?
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