[TUHS] My EuroBSDcon talk (preview for commentary)

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Mon Sep 16 12:24:13 AEST 2019

On Sun, 15 Sep 2019, William Pechter wrote:

> They used them internal around '83 when they went to a Rand Editor and  
> some *Roff based formatting for their office automation.  The motto for 
> the IT move to desktop Unix was "Paper Free in '83."
> Soon PC's and laser printers killed any hope of "paper free" as the 
> staff spent way too much time chosing fonts for BS memos.

There was a saying many years ago, from someone whom I've long forgotten: 
"I'll believe in the paper-less office when I see the paper-less toilet".

-- Dave

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