[rescue] A bit of Fun

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Tue Jun 17 12:37:06 CDT 2003

On Tue, Jun 17, 2003 at 01:28:51PM -0400, Kevin Loch wrote:
> Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> > 
> > Windows 3.0 and earlier had the tagline "graphical environment".  Only
> > in 3.1 and later did Microsoft refer to it as an "operating system".
> > Windows 3.0 and 3.1 were pretty close, though.  All they needed were
> > filesystem routines and physical memory managers.  In fact 3.11 only
> > needed a memory manager, as it did all the filesystem stuff internally.
> > 
> Wasn't 95 and 98 just windows on dos plus new API's?

Yes.  But, they merged them into one product, so I guess we have to
admit that finally windows was an OS (but only because they built dos
into it).

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