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Author Topic: MS DOS 6.22 (1994) vs PC DOS 7.0 (1995)  (Read 1608 times)

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MS DOS 6.22 (1994) vs PC DOS 7.0 (1995)
« on: December 01, 2016, 08:03:13 AM »
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_DOS_operating_systems

does PC DOS have any advantages over 6.22? having been released almost 1 year after the final 6.22 update?

pc Dos 7.0
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_PC_DOS#PC_DOS_7

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PC DOS 7 was released in April 1995 and was the last release of DOS before IBM's Boca Raton facility closed. The REXX programming language was added, as well as support for a new floppy disk format, XDF, which extended a standard 1.44 MB floppy disk to 1.86 MB. SuperStor disk compression technology was replaced with Stac Electronics' STACKER. An algebraic command line calculator and a utility program to load device drivers from the command line were added. PC DOS 7 also included many optimizations to increase performance and reduce memory usage.[14]

1.86 MB Floppy Disks????