Reply to post: Re: Timing is everything

Sysadmin trained his offshore replacements, sat back, watched ex-employer's world burn

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Re: Timing is everything

I once had an interview where I was asked how you'd create a text file in DOS if EDIT wasn't available.

The stock answer was to redirect TTY>C:\filename.txt and used ctrl-Z to end,

Or you could use COPY CON which was the main alternative to EDLIN before EDIT finally came along.

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