Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Windows to DOS 6.22
- Herb Johnson wrote:
> Appros to MARCH interests in computer history, I also mentioned thatIf memory serves, IBM also still sells an updated-for-Y2K edition of PC-DOS.
> 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.