[TUHS] UNIX Backslash History

Steve Nickolas usotsuki at buric.co
Mon Oct 28 11:11:25 AEST 2019

On Sun, 27 Oct 2019, Grant Taylor via TUHS wrote:

> On 10/27/19 2:49 PM, Charles Anthony wrote:
>> /home/CAnthony     >user_dir_dir>User>CAnthony
> Is there any relation between Multics' use of ">" as a directory separator 
> and MS-DOS's default use of ">" at the end of the command prompt?

I can't imagine there's any such connection.  MS-DOS got it from CP/M, 
which didn't even have the concept of subdirectories until after MS-DOS 


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