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Clipboard contains two versions of Numbers clipping
Authored by: billclinton on May 13, '09 03:46:39PM
It was an innovation of the Macintosh clipboard to be able to store multiple representations of the same data, as can be read in the last paragraph of this story: http://www.folklore.org/StoryView.py?project=Macintosh&story=The_Grand_Unified_Model.txt.
Well, that's certainly an interesting link. I've known of the styled/plain text example but for some reason, seeing this obvious clipboard behavior explained from 1981 strikes me as more than a little interesting. Thanks.

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