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Chip Morningstar: ”This is a document I wrote in early 1984 at the behest of the System Development Foundation as part of Xanadu’s quest for funding. It is a detailed explanation of the Xanadu architecture, its core data structures, and the theory that underlies those data structures, along with a (really quite laughable) project plan for completing the system.” (via this blog post)

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    There is also this epically long article on Wired: https://www.wired.com/1995/06/xanadu/

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      Thanks for the link, I wasn’t aware that this document is available on the Web; unfortunately the PDF with 35 MB is very large for sixty pages; I therefore extracted the images, binarized them and created a DJVU with only 800 kB; for anyone interested, here it is: https://wetransfer.com/downloads/dc6c5beb8274faca253d9628407504c220221219203535/1609bd052828ecd1beca178bcd8274cf20221219203607/91daeb