Issue No. 03 - Jul.-Sep. (2018 vol. 40)
Several word processing and desktop publishing innovations grew out of 1970s research by Larry Tesler and his collaborators at Stanford and Xerox PARC. One prototype was PUB, a markup language for print publishing. Another was Gypsy, a text editor with a cut/copy/paste command suite that became the de facto standard in desktop publishing and most other applications.
electronic publishing, text editing, user interfaces, word processing
L. G. Tesler, "How Modeless Editing Came To Be," in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 55-67, 2018.