Live long and prosper! Lessons from the TEI

2. …but we used computers then

  • Corpus linguistics
  • Databases on CD ROM
  • Largescale lexical resources already existed (eg TLF, TLG, LASLA…)
  • Digital lexicography (e.g. OED)
  • Document management systems (e.g. TeX, Scribe, tRoff..)
    • some proprietary (and expensive), some research
  • Text archives
  • Hypertext theory

But there was no world wide web and not many desktop pcs…

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