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posted by Steve(R) Homepage E-mail, US, 30.07.2007, 06:40

> > Unfortunately Johnson is a pirate
>
> He has not killed or robbed anybody, so he does NOT deserve such
> qualifications.

Well, that's the term in common use.

> (You might be mistaking him with Wengier Wu - a big DOS
> expert whom I also respect very much.)

Johnson has posted Wu's "MS-DOS 7", an unauthorized extraction from Windows.

> > PC-DOS remains 16-bit - the v7 was a trick number for what should have
> been 6.4 or 6.5.
>
> PC DOS 7.1, however, fully supports FAT32 and LBA.

Also NTFS disks - IBM uses it to boot its Rescue and Recovery program for Win2K/XP.

 

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