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MS-DOS was open source (?!)
« on: 2012.08.07, 19:37:27 »
Hi people
I read on some site that Microsoft released on printed material on review, magazine or user manual source code for MS-DOS 3.0.I was shocked!  :o That was the legal way how to see code of that DOS written in assembler.How no one to now didn't scanned own book and put on web under pdf format I don't know.Maybe Microsoft liquidated those people  :D theory of conspiracy  8)


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Re: MS-DOS was open source (?!)
« Reply #1 on: 2012.08.09, 00:05:41 »
We have our own Urban Legend.

It is said that the first batch of OS/2 Warp 3 Danish (red version?) CDROMs has a mysteriously big file on it.
Someone that worked at IBM OS/2 help center told me the that they used to get some calls asking what is that file :)

Some guys that has the Warp 3 Danish CD posted that didn't found that file, but we weren't sure if it was part of the first CDROMs batch.
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