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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] tla1.2 on cygwin

From: Karl Waclawek
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] tla1.2 on cygwin
Date: Sat, 6 Mar 2004 16:04:53 -0500

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Evan Powers" <address@hidden>
To: <address@hidden>
Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2004 12:07 AM
> > Well, NT is/was an OS/2 kernel with a Windows GUI.  Win95/98/ME were a
> > DOS kernel with a Windows GUI.
> Are you sure about that? OS/2 is the name of IBM's operating system product 
> which they designed, if I remember the story correctly, to KILL OFF Microsoft 
> (among other things). NT, on the other hand, is an acronym for New 
> Technology, whatever that means -- but I sincerely doubt it means IBM's OS/2.

The initial OS/2 version was done by Microsoft in cooperation with IBM.
There is still some of that left in NT.


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