Source code for MS-DOS 2.0 released

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Source code for MS-DOS 2.0 released

Unread postby rwengerter » Tue Mar 25, 2014 1:51 pm

If anyone is interested in the source code of Microsoft MSDOS 2.0 you
can get it here:
http://www.computerhistory.org/_static/ ... urce-code/
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Re: Source code for MS-DOS 2.0 released

Unread postby Geoman » Tue Mar 25, 2014 1:57 pm

I read about that. But hey - you can search for NT 4.0 source - it leaked and is out there to be found using filesharing and stuff ;)
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Re: Source code for MS-DOS 2.0 released

Unread postby robespierre » Tue Mar 25, 2014 2:07 pm

you aren't going to learn anything at all from reading microsoft source code. well, maybe copyright infringement.

for a laugh take a look at http://digitalresearch.com/
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Re: Source code for MS-DOS 2.0 released

Unread postby Geoman » Tue Mar 25, 2014 2:42 pm

robespierre wrote:you aren't going to learn anything at all from reading microsoft source code. well, maybe copyright infringement.

for a laugh take a look at http://digitalresearch.com/


more laughs:
http://www.kuro5hin.org/story/2004/2/15/71552/7795

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Re: Source code for MS-DOS 2.0 released

Unread postby hamei » Tue Mar 25, 2014 8:18 pm

rwengerter wrote:If anyone is interested in the source code of Microsoft MSDOS 2.0 you
can get it here:
http://www.computerhistory.org/_static/ ... urce-code/

Hasn't the source for DR-DOS been available for some time ? Now it's FreeDOS or something ? I ran that as Novell DOS for some time, it was pretty good. Better than MS-DOS, in fact :D
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