Need information on TRSDOS 1.3 internals

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Fri Dec 6 13:59:00 2002

On Fri, 6 Dec 2002, Fred Cisin (XenoSoft) wrote:

> But before we deal with the parameters (MOSTLY minor) that differ, he
> needs a tutorial on how the directory structure works for that family of
> operating systems. Pennington's book provides a good one, unless and
> until one of us has an opportunity to sit down with him and go through the
> details.
> For example, for READING files, he doesn't need to know all of the details
> of the H.I.T., but I'm sure that he would appreciate learning it ANYWAY,
> and he will need it sometime in the future when he wants to WRITE files.

Well, for now I am content (and only have time) to learn hwo to read files
only. But yes, at some point it would be nice to understand the
whole architecture, as it would allow me to compare with the Apple ][ DOS.

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