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Subject:Re: History of structured authoring tools From:"Pro TechWriter" <pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com> To:WilliamFLawrence -at- eaton -dot- com Date:Wed, 9 Apr 2008 07:08:45 -0500
Don't forget about Interleaf (now owned by Broadvision). I worked for them
in 1984 when they got venture capital to sell their product in conjunction
with Sun Microsystems.
On Wed, Apr 9, 2008 at 6:52 AM, <WilliamFLawrence -at- eaton -dot- com> wrote:
> Not to put too fine a point on it, but I recall when the first
> Framemaker came out. I was writing books on the emerging field of
> desktop publishing in those days.
> For some other interesting topics when browsing Wikipedia, take a look
> at Ventura Publisher, Generalized Markup Language, Charles F. Goldfarb,
> troff, Donald Knuth, and Scribe (markup language). That will give you a
> pretty good background in the history of technical publishing.
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