Artifact Details

Title

Desktop Publishing Pioneer Meeting, day 1 session 2: Technology in the 1960s

Catalog Number

102738489

Type

Text

Date

2017-05-22

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, CA

Extent

22 p.

Format

PDF

Description

Session 2 of the first day of the Desktop Publishing Pioneer Meeting focuses on the development of printing related software technologies in the 1960s. Discussion topics range from the challenges of desktop applications in the mainframe era to the origin and development of markup languages, such as GML (Generalized Markup Language) and HTML (Hypertext Markup Language). Other subjects were typesetting and printing methodologies including linotype service bureaus. Some of the new digital technologies discussed were the work done by Rocappi, digital typesetting; digital text entry; digital graphics; special purpose printing languages; Engelbart’s activities at Stanford; Hypertext; H&J; document content vs appearance

Category

Talk

Collection Title

Desktop Publishing Pioneer Meeting

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X8209.2017