Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 29th Aug 2012 11:10 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces Sometimes, you wake up in the morning, check your RSS feeds, and you know you just hit the jackpot. From the AT&T archives comes a video and description of Blit, a UNIX graphical user interface from 1982, on a 800x1024 portrait display. It employs a three button mouse, right-click context menus, multiple windows, and lots, lots more. It was developed at Bell Labs, and is yet another case that illustrates how the technology industry doesn't work in a vacuum.
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RE: Lisa
by tupp on Thu 30th Aug 2012 04:17 UTC in reply to "Lisa"
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Okay, so the Lisa development began in 1978.

No reason to assume that Lisa development began before that of BLIT.

This also looks more like Windows 2.0 than a modern GUI,...

If so, it was well ahead of it's time.

it's also worth noting, this is just a terminal.

Not really. It is more much more significant is that this is yet another early GUI. It further establishes the fact that there were a lot of pre-Apple GUIs.

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