[Samba] Re: Full wNT/w2K ACL conformance

Dragan Krnic dkrnic at lycos.com
Wed Jun 18 16:26:18 GMT 2003

>UH-OH! Maybe it's IBM's fault:
>Those OS's used forward slash as the "option" 
>indicator on command line utilities.  In their 
>earliest form, neither had hierarchical directories,
>so there was no conflict.  When UNIX-style paths
>appeared in DOS 2.0, to avoid breaking compatibility 
>with existing BAT files (and confusing users), IBM 
>(or whoever) used the backslash for the path 

Here we go again: why slash and not dash? Seattle
Computers had global ulterior designs for sure {:-)


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