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What does WS stand for?

WS stands for WordStar

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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Even the computer itself didn't become a personal computer until WordStar and Dan Bricklin's Visi-Calc spreadsheet in the '70s made those truly unimpressive green screens useful for average folks.
It worked for me, I had lots of merge capabilities with the WordStar "dot commands," I had already memorized key combinations (such as CTRL-K-B, to begin a block of text), and I just did not want to give up those hard-won capabilities.
Mergers don't get more complicated than this one: Spinnaker Software (which just wrapped up its own acquisition of Power Up), plus WordStar (whose most recent acquisitions included ZSoft and T/Maker's WriteNow word processor), plus SoftKey, an obscure Canadian publisher whose products range from high-end tax preparation and CASE programs to dozens of quasi-shareware titles that SoftKey distributes through mass-merchandising channels.