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Author Topic: Long-lost, earliest MS-DOS precursor was discovered in a floppy disk collection?  (Read 637 times)

Offline ThaDood

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I really suck in software, and always have. However, even I thought this interesting. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/this-long-lost-earliest-ms-dos-precursor-was-discovered-in-a-floppy-disk-collection/ar-AA1mwLzg?ocid=mailsignout&pc=U591&cvid=1705359b24564e9fa126e5fdc3a2e714&ei=38  I still remember 12" floppy disks for loading industrial CRT test machines for Toshiba in the late 1980's. I still have 5.25" floppy disks, but nothing to run those on. I do still have 3" diskettes and several DOS and WIN 3.1 softwares. How many pirate, and other station, loggings do you still have on MS-DOS?
I was asked, yet another weird question, of how I would like to be buried, when I finally bite the big one. The answer was actually pretty easy. Face-down, like a certain historical figure in the late 1980's, (I will not mention who, but some of you will get it, and that's enough.) Why??? It would be a burial that will satisfy everyone: (1) My enemies will say that it will show me where to go. (2) On the same point, I can have my enemies kiss my butt. (3) It will temporarily give someone a place to park a bicycle. See??? A WIN / WIN for everyone.

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Man, MSN is so cluttered with junk and adds that I couldn't find this article and the provided URL just bounces back to msn.com.

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