Who invented DOS?

Joe Stevenson ikvsabre at comcast.net
Tue Mar 15 19:40:15 CST 2005


I know this is kind of an old discussion, but what is the big deal about \ vs. /  ?

Joe

On 3/4/2005 at 6:50 PM swtpc6800 at comcast.net wrote:
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>> All I want to know is who decided to use \ instead of / for
>> directory separators (warming up the tar and holding feathers).
>
>I use Windows and Solaris. The driectory separator drives me batty.
>
>One thing that DOS got right is to retain the file date when 
>a file is copied to another directory.
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>Michael Holley
>www.swtpc.com
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