Reply to post: To some MSDOS was an major leap forward.

Microsoft liberates ancient MS-DOS source from the museum and sticks it in GitHub


To some MSDOS was an major leap forward.

Personal Computer World magazine 1978 (Volume 1, Issue 1) published 'The Elegant Minmon' as a printed Z80 assembly code listing. After two years of soldering, typing it all in and adding a video driver (c/o Wieless World) it all sat in 1k bytes of Eprom.

By 1981 I would have killed for a floppy disk drive and any DOS (CPM?) to move beyond the tape cassette at 1200 baud, but I couldn't afford one - and/or feed the kids.

<grumble> Huh. People these days just don't know how lucky they are!!! </grumble>


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