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>Since Windows is not yet a *true* operating system, and requires DOS to run,
>"DOS-based" is completely accurate. I am curious as to why you think it tastes
>bad. Sounds fine to me.
Because OS/2 ain't DOS-based, natch. Neither are Windows NT or Chicago,
to give Microsoft their due.
Just because the media neglects OS/2 doesn't mean technical writers can.
It tends to deeply offend fanatical user types (like, say, me).
I wouldn't touch DOS or Windows with a 640k pole (okay, except I switch to
DOS to play Rebel Assault).
Right you are about OS/2. It's just that I have never seen it in use anywhere,
except once at a trade show, so forgive me for forgetting...no offense
Let's not flame each other about OSes, though, O.K.? ;-)
Gwen "Get that GUI outa my face and let me see my Unix prompt, please" Gall
(Although it's alright if I get it in a Motif window!)