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The Beginnings of TECO
October-December 2009 (vol. 31 no. 4)
pp. 110-115
Dan Murphy, Certeon
The Beginnings of TECO

1. D.G. Bobrow et al., "TENEX: A Paged Time Sharing System for the PDP-10," Comm. ACM, vol. 15, no. 3, 1972, pp. 135–143.
2. See Dan Murphy's TENEX and TOPS-20 papers at http:/tenex.opost.com/
3. DDT originally stood for "DEC Debugging Tape" as, like all programs for the PDP-1, it was loaded from a paper tape. DEC later changed that to "Dynamic Debugging Technique" as paper tape faded away.
4. Jean Sammet's list appeared periodically in the Comm. of the ACM (see vol. 19, no. 12,1976).
5. S. Levy, Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution, Doubleday, 1984.
6. Two good places to find them are http://almy.usteco.htmland the Wikipedia article on TECO at http://en.wikipedia.org/wikiText_Editor_and_ Corrector .

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Dan Murphy, "The Beginnings of TECO," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 110-115, Oct.-Dec. 2009, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2009.127
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