[TUHS] X, Suntools, and the like

Noel Chiappa jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Fri Mar 17 23:05:34 AEST 2017


    > From: "Ron Natalie"

    > I think most people will attribute the desktop metaphor to Xerox.

Strictly speaking, to Smalltalk (from PARC); things like Bravo, and the basic
user command interface on the Alto (I forget what its name was), didn't have
any concept of windows/desktop (although Bravo did use the bitmap screen).

     Noel


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