1960-79. I work on various designs and versions of that software, with special tecnical help from Ridgeway, Daniels and Barus. 1965: terms "hypertext" and "hypermedia." 1967: name "Xanadu."
1979. The Xanadu Group is convened: Nelson, Miller, Gregory, Greene, Hill and King. Design continues through 1981, greatly aided by Drexler.
February, 1988. Autodesk buys the Xanadu project, which has been bundled into XOC, Inc. Nelson gives up the trademark. LATE 1988: the program designed in 1981 is finished (and dubbed 88.1), then set aside, to begin work on a MUCH FINER design-
August, 1992. Autodesk drops the project and gives us carfare. Our heroes find themselves out in the street.