When did Windows start accepting forward slash as a path separator?

Christos TZOTZIOY Georgiou tzot at sil-tec.gr
Tue Sep 30 03:11:02 CEST 2003

On 27 Sep 2003 17:20:44 GMT, rumours say that bokr at oz.net (Bengt
Richter) might have written:

>Do you mean windows exploder will not even delete it with right-click, delete?
>Or doesn't it show up at all? (how do you know it exists? dos dir?)

I have 110MB (or so they seem) worth of files (2893 files) in my W2k SP4
laptop's c:\recycler\nprotect folder that can't be accessed or deleted.
Norton Protect is long uninstalled, but operating on the files gives

The system cannot find the file specified.

The disk shows as healthy in Disk Manager, and scandisk or
what's-its-name runs successfully.  Go figure.  Ils sont fous ces
Redmontains! (index finger running wild circles)
TZOTZIOY, I speak England very best,
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