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man, I miss my BATchfiles in DOS 3.3 - 6.22 :)


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#31 GoofProg

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Posted 15 June 2017 - 11:22 AM

Yes, MSDOS was formed from C/PM on the PDP (and VAX I think)



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#32 RolandJS

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Posted 18 June 2017 - 06:02 AM

GoofProg, you are certainly no "goof" in any sense of the word at all!  I learn from you all the time!


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Posted 18 June 2017 - 09:57 AM

GoofProg,

 

         You are conflating Digital Research and Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC).

 

         The full wikipedia article on MS-DOS, which is quite thorough, is worth a read.

 

         I spent years working on DEC equipment from the PDP and VAX lines.  I also worked, briefly, on the DEC Rainbow line of PCs, when they were trying to break in to that market, which didn't turn out well.


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