"self" vs other names

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Wed Oct 3 04:18:38 CEST 2001


In article <mailman.1002072003.6214.python-list at python.org>, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
>On Wed, 3 Oct 2001, Tim Hammerquist wrote:
>
>> What would the world have been like if CP/M had won over (PC|MS)-DOS?
>
>Not that much different; AFAIK MS-DOS was based on some of the principles of
>CP/M (8.3 filename, etc.).

PC-DOS was an out-and-out copy of CP/M.  The layout of FCBs was the same,
the methods to call BIOS were the same, the layout of executable file
headers was the same...

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