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

Christos TZOTZIOY Georgiou tzot at sil-tec.gr
Tue Sep 30 03:19:31 CEST 2003

On Sat, 27 Sep 2003 17:22:41 GMT, rumours say that "Andrew Dalke"
<adalke at mindspring.com> might have written:

>BTW, the similarity-but-not-the-same between DOS and unix
>caused me problems when I started using unix.  See, under DOS
>there's this great utility called "unerase" which can be used to
>recover files accidentally deleted.  Only I would deliberately
>delete a file in order to probe the system; eg, is this file really

Safe wisdom: mv (move, ren for old DOS) would be better, right?

>And I wanted to see if the script really used the C compiler....
>Had to reinstall IRIX to fix that one.

If 'inst same' wasn't enough, then that should have been a really old
version of Irix... :(
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