Hi, On 17 August 2009 pm 16:25:29 Polytropon wrote: > On Sun, 16 Aug 2009 10:28:01 -0700, George Davidovich <free...@optimis.net> wrote: > > Sorry, but while I agree the MICROS~1 pejorative can be a bit > > juvenile and uncalled for, your assertion that 8.3 filenames > > are a thing of the past is incorrect. > > Furthermore, I think it wasn't a "gain of comfort" MICROS~1 > (sorry, can't resist) inventet. As far as I remember, CP/M had > 8.3 filenames too, and that was prior to DOS. (It only hadn't > directories). > wasn't it DEC with their RT-11 and RSX-11 operating systems introducing this concept which was then copied by Intel for the 8080 development systems?
> By the way, where did I read that #define macro names have to > be unique within the first 6 (six) letters? :-) Hey, memory was real rare those days. Erich _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"