From: email@example.com (Noel Chiappa)
Subject: [TUHS] Re: Does anybody know the etymology of the term "word" as in collection of bits
Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2022 14:01:49 -0400 (EDT) [thread overview]
Message-ID: <20220908180149.CB4DC18C077@mercury.lcs.mit.edu> (raw)
> On Sep 8, 2022, at 9:51 AM, Jon Steinhart <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> One of those questions for which there is no search engine incantation.
Whatever it is, it's really old. I found it used, not quite in the modern
sense, in "Hi-Speed Computing Devices", by ERA, 1950. It was used, in the
modern sense, in "Planning a Computer System", Buchholz,1962.
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2022-09-08 18:01 Noel Chiappa [this message]
2022-09-08 19:22 ` John P. Linderman
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