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Meet Larry Tesler, the guy who invented copy and paste

Meet Larry Tesler, the guy who invented copy and paste

Copy and paste was first implemented in 1973-1976 by Tesler and Tim Mott while working on the programming of Gypsy.

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  • Last Updated: March 7, 2014, 10:01 AM IST
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Tesler was working at Xerox PARC from 1973 to 1980 where he worked on the Gypsy word processor and Smalltalk. Copy and paste was first implemented in 1973-1976 by Tesler and Tim Mott while working on the programming of Gypsy at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center. (Information: via Wikipedia)


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  • First Published: March 7, 2014, 10:01 AM IST
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