Newton Glossary

An almost definitive guide to Newton-related terms and trivia.


The alternate code name of the software-based print recognizer system developed by Apple. Originally known as Rosetta, the name was changed to Mondello after receiving a cease-and-desist request from the developers of the Rosetta Smalltalk project. Although never used publicly, the official product name for the print recognizer was Neuropen.

Additional Information

Larry Yaeger: Handwriting Recognition That Actually Works (PDF)
Rosetta Smalltalk: A Conversational, Extensible Microcomputer Language (PDF)


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