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

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Re: To some MSDOS was an major leap forward.

"The Z8000 was late and a disaster compared to 68000."

It worked OK. My first Unix box was a Z8000 Onyx although what was sold was a bit tightly configured. We had to by another half meg of memory and a 40 meg disk for the database. Moved on from there to a trio of Zilog boxes.

"DOS pretty much was a clone of CP/M86, which was barely more than a translation of CP/M 80."

I thought QDOS which became MSDSOE was written because Digital Research were dragging their feet over CP/M-86.

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