Thorsten Kampe thorsten at
Sun Aug 14 15:59:06 EDT 2011

* Chris Angelico (Sun, 14 Aug 2011 16:52:05 +0100)
> On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 3:30 PM, Nobody <nobody at> wrote:
> > BTW, unless you're using Windows 95/98/ME, you don't have a "DOS
> > Prompt". The command prompt in Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/7 isn't DOS.
> I don't see this as any sloppier than referring to "opening a
> <whatever> prompt" when you mean "opening up a windowed command
> interpreter".

You're misunderstanding what people mean by "DOS prompt". They don't 
mean "this is the DOS command shell", they mean "this is DOS".


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