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DOS (now COMMAND). LOL.

Progress has killed it, but you are confusing KILLER APP with SPECIFIC APP...

BRIEF => most features available in most editors nowadays (port of emacs, LOL).

Lots 123= Spreadsheet (Still have one)
Oracle = Database = Still have 3..4

But the world has moved a LOT since these tools were created. They were valuable in their time.

Currently I use ActionOutline a thousand times a day. It's windows based, and I am looking to create a web based alternative so I can access it from my phone and other devices.

Does this decrease the Value of an indispensable tool, NO! will I stop using AA at some point. Yep.
But I will replace it with a Cloud Based tool where my data is backed up and stored, and potentially secured in even better ways. Potentially making some aspects shareable with other people, which simply cannot happen the way it works today.

So, of all of those tools you had, if you look back at the tool itself, not the BRAND... Did it just get absorbed into the life and times of other tools?

I used to write batch files. I prefer Python now.
I used to write quick and dirty EXE Files. I can do much in a Javascript window.

We move on, our tools change...

I also had corded drills, and 12V cordless drills. My dad has a crank (hand drill). Things have improved...

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