A personal history of modeless text editing and cut/copy-paste

  title={A personal history of modeless text editing and cut/copy-paste},
  author={Larry Tesler},
  • Larry Tesler
  • Published 1 July 2012
  • Computer Science
  • Interactions
Timelines provides perspectives on HCI history, glancing back at a road that sometimes took unexpected branches and turns. History is not a dry list of events; it is about points of view and differing interpretations.Jonathan Grudin, Editor 
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