Oh my Lin...what a list! Some I remember and used, others I don't. Now I
know why you've always been so quick to pick up the techie stuff!

J

On Mon, Apr 6, 2020 at 1:46 PM Lin Sims <ljsims...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I started out as a temp, not a tech writer, which meant I got to work on a
> whole LOT of systems. My agencies used to send me when someone called in
> with a program they'd never heard of, because they figured I either knew it
> or could figure it out very quickly. Alphabetically, they were,
>
> DECmate (?)
> FrameMaker
> MASS-11
> Multimate
> Office Writer
> PC-Write
> Philips Micom
> Volkswriter
> Wang
> WordPerfect
> WordStar
> XyWrite
> emacs (VERY LITTLE)
> vi (even less)
>
> On Mon, Apr 6, 2020 at 12:32 PM L Larson <l2lar...@outlook.com> wrote:
>
> > Wow, this brings up SO many memories...
> >
> > Does anyone remember Micom, where an 8" floppy could hold as much as 100
> > pages of straight text? How about Displaywriter, one of the first to move
> > from a dedicated system to a PC?
> >
> > Later, I remember having to choose between Word Perfect, WordStar, and
> > Word for a PC, and chose Word Perfect because it favored keyboard
> commands
> > over Word's menu commands and a cleaner look than WordStar.
> >
> > Those were the days when Wang and Interleaf were used by companies like
> > General Motors.
> >
> > Finally, in the early 90s, I was able to move to an early version of FM
> > for large document sets. What a joy it was then!
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Framers <framers-bounces+l2larson=outlook....@lists.frameusers.com
> >
> > On Behalf Of Jerilynne Knight
> > Sent: Friday, April 3, 2020 6:56 AM
> > To: An email list for people using Adobe FrameMaker software. <
> > framers@lists.frameusers.com>
> > Subject: Re: [Framers] Nostalgia - was Re: FrameMaker 2015
> >
> > Hey there Peter, I totally forgot about WordStar! I'm still a keyboard
> > shortcuts person and grumble heartily when they're not available. I can
> do
> > things so much more quickly with the keyboard!
> >
> > J
> > 317.593.5551
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Apr 2, 2020 at 10:11 PM Peter Gold <peter@petergold.photography>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > On Thu, Apr 2, 2020 at 7:31 PM Robert Lauriston <rob...@lauriston.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > I used FullWrite on an SE/30 in the late 80s. I think it was my
> > > > preferred word processor for a while.
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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