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

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Re: Another shot of Code

Take a look at SpinRite from GRC sometime, the .exe is 170KB and that includes the 1,4MB of compressed FreeDOS needed to create a bootable ISO!

There are still some people around who take won't waste a byte in their code.

He also wrote the Inspectre tool for seeing if the processor is susceptible to Spectre and Meltdown. The original version was around 112KB, and Steve moaned that 96KB of that was the damned desktop icon!

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