[TUHS] Questions regarding early Unix contributors
cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Fri Sep 25 02:12:33 AEST 2015
Diomidis Spinellis scripsit:
> - Lorinda Cherry is credited with diction. But diction.c first appears
> in 4BSD and 2.10BSD. Did Lorinda Cherry implement it at Berkeley?
Diction and style were part of Writer's Workbench, a sort of analogue of
PWB for technical writers rather than GE programmers. There were apparently
quite a few others as well. There is now a commercial product called
WWB based on the old software, but running as plugins to MS Word.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
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