[Ads-l] Antedating of "App"

Peter Morris peter_morris_1 at BLUEYONDER.CO.UK
Mon Jan 4 00:09:44 UTC 2016


Some further research shows that APP is actually an acronym
for Application Program Package. 

I don't know if my my earlier cites were using it in that sense, 
but here's a couple of cites (apparently) from 1980 and 1978.


http://tinyurl.com/jqv3l6r

http://tinyurl.com/hqxdzn4


And the phrase Application Program Package without the 
abbreviation APP (apparently) from 1977 and 1969

http://tinyurl.com/jufjsk2


(Standard disclaimers about Google dates apply)

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