What classic equipment was rebadged?

From: Sellam Ismail <dastar_at_ncal.verio.com>
Date: Wed Mar 10 12:42:40 1999

On Wed, 10 Mar 1999, Derek Peschel wrote:

> > This is most likely for an "undo" feature. Sounds like some pretty
> > powerful mechanism is in place actually. To actually store keystrokes
> > implies that perhaps after closing down an application and re-running it
> > you still have the ability to undo changes.
> Normally I trust your judgement but I think this time you're wrong.
> It doesn't keep track of the keystrokes you type (as far as I know), just
> the NUMBER of keystrokes you type. That would not help make undoing any
> easier. Besides, the CPU is pretty limited, I'm sure. We're talking
> early-to-mid-80's dedicated word processor here (possibly earlier).

Yes, but this is Wang we're talking about, not Microsoft. You'd be
surprised what you could do with an early-to-mid-80's dedicated
word processor, which was basically just a computer with all the software
development going into word processing.

More research, grasshopper.

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