[Samba] Re: Full wNT/w2K ACL conformance

Dragan Krnic dkrnic at lycos.com
Wed Jun 18 15:04:41 GMT 2003

>> consider the backslash. Was there any need for it,
>> given that Unix slash was in existence for decades 
>> when DOS came around? No, just like much of so 
>> called ACLs, it is a way to lock the installed base 
>> away from recognized standards to proprietary 
>> captivity.
>In July 1981, Microsoft bought all rights to DOS from 
>Seattle Computer. I doubt Seattle Computer had any 
>intention of locking in the installed base with 

Thanks for the correction. But was backslash used
as path separator in ur-DOS? Just curious.

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