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

Bob Gailer bgailer at alum.rpi.edu
Fri Sep 26 03:42:37 CEST 2003


At 05:50 PM 9/25/2003, Stephen Ferg wrote:

>I have a question that is not directly Python-related.  But I thought
>I'd ask the most erudite group that I know... :-)
>
>When did Windows start accepting the forward slash as a path separator
>character?

Good question. Certainly later than:

Microsoft Windows 2000 [Version 5.00.2195]
(C) Copyright 1985-2000 Microsoft Corp.

C:\>cd /samis
The syntax of the command is incorrect.

Bob Gailer
bgailer at alum.rpi.edu
303 442 2625
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