The Original MS-DOS 4.0

From: R. D. Davis <>
Date: Fri Jun 30 08:42:21 2000

On Wed, 28 Jun 2000, John Honniball wrote:
> I remember this! Only vaguely, though. It was indeed a
> multi-tasking version of MS-DOS, supplied by Microsoft to a
> UK computer company.

Interestingly, Microsoft bought^H^H^H^H^H^H hired the chap who wrote
Wendin DOS. I wonder if there's a connection. Has anyone else here
used WendinDOS, that multi-tasking MS-DOS-like software - that also
could pretend to be VMS or UNIX - what allowed one to attach multiple
terminals to an 8088 PC? Also, does anyone remember playing with VMiX
(another multi-tasking, multi-process, program that one ran from

R. D. Davis             
Received on Fri Jun 30 2000 - 08:42:21 BST

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