hyper-typewriter, is any digital
interface that mimics the affordances of a classic
What we consider to be a
text editor is usually some
form of hypertypewriter. Emacs, vim, nano, etc, are all
The hypertypewriter is only a description of the interface. This interface need not be geared towards editing or manipulating text. What would that look like?
In a similar vein, the kind of software formerly referred to as a "text editor" need not be limited to a hypertypewriter interface. Anything that can manipulate text is, in a way, a form of "text editor".
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