word processor history
cisin at xenosoft.com
Fri Jul 8 15:59:23 CDT 2016
On Fri, 8 Jul 2016, Sean Conner wrote:
> That's it. I was even able to edit files that exceeded the RAM of the
> machine (I didn't do it often since it was sluggish but it could handle it).
Many early word processing programs were limited to RAM. It was common
practice to use a separate file per chapter, sometimes splitting aq
chapter into two files.
But, a few programs did page in from disk.
'Course with disk(s) of 100K - 250K, you still might need more than one
disk for a book.
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