From: Glenn Holmer (gholmer_at_ameritech.net)
Date: 2007-09-01 16:45:14
On Friday 24 August 2007 18:33, William Levak wrote: > "D" is for "Duplicate". On dual drive units, the drive could copy an > entire disk on it's own. Also on dual drive units, most of the > commands could operate on a file on one drive and put the result on > the other drive. The command structure probably allowed for two > files on all commands as a simplified command structure. When > Commodore introduced single drive units, the disk operating system > simply did not use the second drive information. The CMD drives used this part of the syntax to specify partitions and directories, for example to copy from partition 2, dir /two to partition 3, dir /three: c3//three/:filename=2//two/:filename -- "After the vintage season came the aftermath - and Cenbe." Glenn Holmer (Q-Link: ShadowM) http://www.lyonlabs.org Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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