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   RE: SV: [xml-dev] Tim Bray on "Which Technologies Matter?"

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That would have been my first guess but John 
said it was stable by the 1800s so I was guessing 
that it took a series of systems and market changes 
to drive that out.


From: Atchley, John [mailto:John.Atchley@flightsafety.com]

> Just curious.  Did a technical innovation 
> (eg, automated typesetting, typewriter keyboards) 
> drive the convergence and subsequent stabilization?

<guess quality="dubious" subjectExpertise="zilch">
	My bet would be that it was directly or indirectly driven by the
invention of movable type.


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