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Dumb DOS question time

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  • Harvey R. Savage
    ... Hi Wayland, Long filenames aside, wouldn t it be difficult to run about any version of Windows without booting into some sort of DOS system first? hrs
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 4, 2001
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      Wayland_B_Fowler@... wrote:
      >
      > Actually the use of ".htm" had to do with Win3.x. Since Win3.x was/is not
      > a true operating system, it rode piggyback on DOS. And, since DOS only
      > allowed three character extensions it was necessary for HTML browsers to
      > recognize both ".htm" and ".html". Unix, itself, does not care about the
      > extension.
      >
      > Regards,
      >
      > Wayland Fowler
      > Software Engineer (and all around nice guy!)
      > (281) 280-4446

      Hi Wayland,

      Long filenames aside, wouldn't it be difficult to run about any
      version of Windows without booting into some sort of DOS system
      first?

      hrs
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