Who invented DOS?

Tom Jennings tomj at wps.com
Fri Mar 4 12:19:56 CST 2005


On Fri, 4 Mar 2005, cswiger wrote:

> All I want to know is who decided to use \ instead of / for
> directory separators (warming up the tar and holding feathers).

Some asshole.

But, throughout all my DOS years I used - as the switch character
which told MSDOS to use / as a directory character. In CONFIG.SYS:

SWITCHAR=-




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