[TUHS] Dash options

Clem Cole clemc at ccc.com
Wed Nov 29 06:03:24 AEST 2017


On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 2:36 PM, Paul Winalski <paul.winalski at gmail.com>
wrote:

> MS/DOS patterned its command line
> ​ ​
> syntax after RT-11 and inherited the slash as a command option
> introduction from there.

​Minor correction...   To do a CDC style patient zero history ;-) RT11 took
it from DOS/8, CP/M took it from RT11, then finally DOS-86 which became
PC-DOS ney MS/DOS took it from CP/M.
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