Docstrings considered too complicated

Grant Edwards invalid at invalid.invalid
Wed Mar 3 16:05:54 CET 2010


On 2010-03-03, Gregory Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> Grant Edwards wrote:
>
>> Just a mediocre copy of the CP/M filesystem, which was in turn
>> copied from DEC's RSTS or RSX.
>
> It was actually an improvement over CP/M's file
> system. CP/M didn't have hierarchical directories

Neither did the original MS-DOS filesystem.

> or timestamps and recorded file sizes in 128-byte blocks
> rather than bytes.

I thought that was true of the original MS-DOS filesystem as
well, but I wouldn't bet money on it.

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