DOS code in CP/M? Revisited...

geneb geneb at
Fri Jul 15 15:35:20 CDT 2016

On Fri, 15 Jul 2016, Liam Proven wrote:

> On 15 July 2016 at 19:38, geneb <geneb at> wrote:
>> Somewhere around here I've got an inventory of what was lost and it's a
>> horror show. :(
> While it springs to mind -- the other things that were lost that I
> wish had got open-sourced were Quarterdeck's QEMM, DesqView and
> DesqView/X. Symantec lost the sources.
I don't believe that for a second.  I bet Some jackass manager decided it 
wasn't worth anything and binned it without telling anyone.

> DR-DOS with DesqView/X would have been a very interesting FOSS OS. It
> so nearly happened but it came just too late. A multitasking DOS with
> built-in TCP/IP and X.11 would have been very handy.
Well interesting if nothing else. :)


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