Re-compiling old DOS

From: Hans Franke <>
Date: Fri Jul 17 09:44:11 1998

> Anyway, this plus a message from one of our own, results in an
> interesting question. How, in 1982 (or in 1980-81, when Project Acorn was in
> beta), would Microsoft have written and compiled DOS 1?

86-DOS (the base of MS-DOS 1.0) at least was developed on
a DEC 2020 station and transfered via serial line to an
INTEL ISIS system for writing Disks, or to the SCP 8086
S100 system for runntime tests.


Ich denke, also bin ich, also gut
Received on Fri Jul 17 1998 - 09:44:11 BST

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