Nicholas Bodley wrote:
(quoting, I think, Suzanne -- I must have missed the original ...)

>> With the laser printer and the PostScript language introduced in
>> 1987, the revolution in "desktop publishing" was born.

From memory, that seemed a bit later than I recalled, and ...

indeed confirmed that the Apple LaserWriter I (the first commercial
Postscript printer) shipped in March, 1985. 1985 was also the year that
PageMaker was born.

Two of the (many) beginnings of what we have today, 20 years later. Six
years later, Unicode 1 arrived. Now, *all* of today's operating systems
incorporate it. Pretty amazing.