Expensive Typewriter

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 Text editor on a DEC PDP-1 at MIT in 1961-1962

 Author:    Steve Piner and L. Peter Deutsch.
 Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Expensive_Typewriter
 Family:    DecFamily
 Platform:  DEC PDP-1
 License:   Commercial

It could drive a Friden Flexowriter (a letter quality printer), and was arguably the first word processor.

The name was a joke based on the cost of a PDP-1 (as much as $100,000), and on the earlier Colossal Typewriter


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