[TUHS] X, Suntools, and the like

Steffen Nurpmeso steffen at sdaoden.eu
Sun Mar 19 09:05:28 AEST 2017

Andy Kosela <akosela at andykosela.com> wrote:
 |On Saturday, March 18, 2017, Steffen Nurpmeso <[1]steffen at sdaoden.eu[/1]> \
 |Lyndon Nerenberg <[2]lyndon at orthanc.ca[/2]> wrote:
 | |> On Mar 17, 2017, at 3:58 PM, Dan Cross <[3]crossd at gmail.com[/3]> wrote:
 | |Doh!  It just strikes me that the term I have been missing is "window \
 | |manager."  Early Macs, Windows, Oberon, etc., were window managers.
 |  [1] mailto:steffen at sdaoden.eu
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 |Not to forget GEOS on Commodore 64, years before Windows.
 |Actually it was not "years before Windows".  Windows 1.0 was released in
 |1985, while GEOS for Commodore 64 in 1986.  If we are talking about early

That is Wikipedia, but i bet i was not more than a quarter of
a year.  In fact i am a bit surprised, my parents divorced when
i was fourteen, and i really can remember myself using GEOS
proper.  And then, this was all in 8-bit, 64 KB, 1 MHz!  However
they did that!  With paint program, write program..

 |"window managers" I think it is desirable to also mention early text mode
 |window managers like PathMinder which was released before Windows, in

Ya, hm, i surely was a books rat at that time.


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