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Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Windows to DOS 6.22

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  • Sridhar Ayengar
    ... If memory serves, IBM also still sells an updated-for-Y2K edition of PC-DOS. Peace... Sridhar
    Message 1 of 14 , Nov 22, 2007
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      Herb Johnson wrote:
      > Appros to MARCH interests in computer history, I also mentioned that
      > DR-DOS is avaiable, even new from drdos.com. That company owns the
      > rights to Digital Research's software including CP/M but also
      > including DR-DOS. A version of DR-DOS was offered for free by a former
      > DRI asset owner (Caldera), that too is available as open source.
      >
      > Jeffrey, it's possible what you mentioned as "Freedos" may in fact be
      > a licensed version of DR-DOS, as many companies today buy DR-DOS for
      > use, when it's not appropriate to use Windows or Linux (hard drive
      > utility self-booting diskettes for instance). But it could also be
      > FreeDOS, which is another open source alternative.

      If memory serves, IBM also still sells an updated-for-Y2K edition of PC-DOS.

      Peace... Sridhar
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