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Why is the DOS path character "\"? – Larry Osterman's WebLog

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I get a huge kick out of stuff like this. The best part is at the end! The DOS developers were so used to using /” on their workstations that they built support into DOS to allow either /” or ", which I have seen. However, I had no idea early versions allows the switch character to be set to -”!

Posted on October 30, 2017

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