[rescue] [off-topic] What was this markup language?

Nemo cym224 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 20:29:26 CST 2015

On 8 December 2015 at 11:08, John Francini <francini at mac.com> wrote:
> Old DEC-10/20 user (and developer) here.  Yes, that was RUNOFF. I wrote many a
> paper in it for college in the late 1970s. Far better than typing on a manual
> typewriter.
> The DEC-10/20 version was a predecessor to things like DSR (DEC Standard
> Runoff).

DEC also sold a product called Document, another markup system with
<GrumpyFace> delineations much like xml </GrumpyFace).  It seemd to
use some TeX-like intermediate language.


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