<CT> Re: MS-DOS 7.1

  • From: "MOY, WILLIAM" <BMOY@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <calmira_tips@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 14:13:01 -0400

That's what I thought, too.  I remember reading somewhere that MS never =
did update FileManager to accept LFN even though it was included with =
W95 (the application creation date was updated though.)

I don't have any installation experiences with NT, which as their own =
LFN structure.  I never tried to run the NT FileManager with regular DOS =
thinking that it wouldn't work.  The screenshot seems to say that it =
will (I mean, I assume they are not running NT on top of DOS7.1, no??)

But even if NT-FileManager DOES show LFN on top of DOS7.1, I have a =
feeling that Windows Dialogue Boxes (Save, Save As) will have problems.  =
My first inclination would be to rename W95 Dialogue Support files to =
its W3.x counter-file, if a one-to-one correlation exists, and, if it is =
possible.

Ross, does your text header for quotes generate automatically, if so how =
is this done?
("On Jul 22, 2004, at 9:46 AM, MOY, WILLIAM wrote:")


-----Original Message-----
From: Ross Nelson [mailto:ross@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 11:37 AM
To: calmira_tips@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: <CT> Re: MS-DOS 7.1


Good point.  I don't believe the 3.x fileman.exe will do it...I've run=20
it under 98, 2k, or XP and it's stuck with 8.3.

Ross
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