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scripting.com Oct 27
The InfoWorld review of my first product's first release in 1983 -- ThinkTank. It was a really good day when this review came out. An ancestor of MORE, Frontier, Trello and all the outliners. Godchild of Englebart and .
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ray ozzie
I loved using it, and it fundamentally shaped the way I org my thoughts. Before WP’s it was whiteout or retype. Even then, it was just copy/move. TT was the first time I experienced & “felt” a tool that let me flow and reorg ideas - which taught me that I think in outlines.
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scripting.com Nov 11
Wow I didn’t know you used ThinkTank. Of course I had the same experience. I still organize all my projects in my outliner.
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ray ozzie Nov 11
I loved it so much that I copied it and did an add on to what I was working on at the time, but it was horribly awkward.
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ray ozzie Nov 11
I wrote the whole spec included as an attachment in the contract for doing lotus notes as an outline, first done in TT...
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scripting.com Nov 11
There were limits on integration. The problem imho were the arrow keys. Spreadsheets outliners and wps use them in different ways. MS had the same problem with the “outliner” in Word.
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scripting.com Nov 11
We should’ve worked together Ray.
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Alistair Croll Nov 11
Replying to @davewiner @rozzie and 2 others
This thread gives me goosebumps.
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Erik Neu Nov 11
Replying to @acroll @davewiner and 3 others
High praise.
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toddwseattle Nov 11
Replying to @rozzie @davewiner and 2 others
I loved both products and we copied notes views when we built the exchange client, but they were less powerful. We went for 80/20
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toddwseattle Nov 11
Replying to @rozzie @davewiner and 2 others
..and it was my great joy as a young program manager to have you both on the beta for MASM 5...
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brian william Nov 16
Replying to @rozzie @davewiner and 2 others
I miss Notes 😕
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