[TUHS] Old screen editors
andrew at humeweb.com
Wed Mar 30 00:42:07 AEST 2022
it should have been on some official source tapes, tho.
it was part of some office automation set of software;
maybe that was mentioned in the tapes.
i too remember nothing about it. outside of doing it
because management wanted it, i never optionally used it.
> On Mar 29, 2022, at 7:35 AM, arnold at skeeve.com wrote:
> Cool! I bet this was it! It was on a System 4 system.
> The commands were entered at the top of the screen. I remember almost
> nothing else about it.
> Is there any chance you still have the source?
> Andrew Hume <andrew at humeweb.com> wrote:
>> this may be a consequence for using such a bland name for a screen editor,
>> but i wrote a screen editor called ’se’ in 1981-83, just after we had moved
>> from piscataway to murray hill.
>> it was part of an effort to do office automation style products for Unix,
>> and came in around the time Unix transitioned from System III through
>> System 4 through the early days of System V.
>> my se was not very good, but i did have denis ritchie as an early tester.
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