Commit f205928d authored by Paul Eggert's avatar Paul Eggert

* etc/HISTORY: Cite Brinkoff on early history.

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EMACS started out as a set of macros atop the TECO text editor, and
was first operational in late 1976. It was inspired by earlier work
such as the E editor of Stanford, and was based on older TECO macro
sets. EMACS in turn inspired several similar editors. See:
Stallman RM. EMACS: The Extensible, Customizable Self-Documenting
Display Editor. AI Memo 519a, MIT, 1981-03-26
sets. See: Stallman RM. EMACS: The Extensible, Customizable
Self-Documenting Display Editor. AI Memo 519a, MIT, 1981-03-26
<http://dspace.mit.edu/bitstream/handle/1721.1/5736/AIM-519A.pdf>.
EMACS in turn inspired several similar editors. For a summary of
this history, see <https://github.com/larsbrinkhoff/emacs-history>.
In 1984, work began on GNU Emacs, a fresh implementation designed to
run on GNU and GNU-like systems, with a full-featured Lisp at its
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