[MUD-Dev] First use of "avatar"?

Lars Duening lars at bearnip.com
Wed Dec 12 07:44:02 New Zealand Daylight Time 2001

Koster, Raph wrote on Tuesday, December 11 2001, 09:34:40:
> I want to say that avatar was used before Snow Crash. Am I wrong?
> While we're at it:
>   - what were the avatars in Habitat called?

"Avatars" :-)

According to the appendix of my edition of Snow Crash, Neal came up
with the term by himself, but learned after the first publishing
that Habitat had already used it with a similar meaning.

Lars Duening; lars at bearnip.com
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