John Cowan cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Sat Jul 2 07:58:10 AEST 2016

Marc Rochkind scripsit:

> Since the forward slash was used for command-line options, paths used a
> backwards slash.

This use of forward slashes came into MS-DOS from CP/M, which got it from
the DEC operating systems.

John Cowan          http://www.ccil.org/~cowan        cowan at ccil.org
Yes, chili in the eye is bad, but so is your ear.  However, I would
suggest you wash your hands thoroughly before going to the toilet.

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