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10 September 2015

One Of The Greatest Inventions.




Whether you like it or not, each time you 'copy & paste', you're simply saying:
"Thank you Tesler for your good work."

The Greatest Invention?

The 'meaning' of cut & paste is from the area of
​​manuscript editing, in which the text is physically
removed (cut) and then glued in the desired position
(paste). This method was used to physically alter
documents until the late 1970s. Can you imagine?

If you've ever Cut, Copied & pasted anything on your
computer and/or mobile devices, and you've never
for once thought of how it came about and whether
you can just say a small "Thanks" to the person who
invented it, if there was anyone, then you're a very
big ingrate. (Lol!)
For the rest of us, the person we've indirectly
thought of is Lawrence G. Tesler. The inventor of
Cut, Copy and Paste.

The medium (clipboard), which we use for temporary
storage, was first implemented in 1973-1976 by
Lawrence G. Tesler while working on the
programming of the smalltalk-76 at Xerox
Corporation's Palo Alto Research Center. The function became only really well known under the
two operating systems Apple Lisa (1983) and Macintosh (1984) in which the CMD – or the apple
key – in combination with the keys x (cut), c (copy)
and v (insert ) was used to perform the desired
operation. Later, Windows simply copied the
function, and the Ctrl key, previously used for
sending control characters, turned into a command
button.
The 'meaning' of cut & paste is from the area of manuscript editing, in which the text is physically
removed (cut) and then glued in the desired position
(paste). This method was used to physically alter
documents until the late 1970s. Can you imagine?

Today each of us uses the "copy & paste" feature
several times daily. We don't only us it for a quick
Google search, but also with many other Internet
applications. Whether you're a PC or an Apple user
– It is a certainty that we will continue to use this
nice and easy function well into the future. The use
of this function, as we see it, will continue to be
fashionable, as long as we don't have to go back to
using physical paper.

Same applies to some readers that'll just read an article without SHARING nor COMMENTING, its really not encouraging.




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