[TAG] Dos based Web Crawling/DOS based Web Robot
jimregan at o2.ie
Tue Nov 23 11:11:46 MSK 2004
Jason Creighton wrote:
> On Sun, 21 Nov 2004 13:15:10 -0500,
> Ben Okopnik <ben at linuxgazette.net> wrote:
>>On Sun, Nov 21, 2004 at 09:31:16AM -0800, Mike Orr wrote:
>>>On Sun, Nov 21, 2004 at 10:03:24AM -0500, Ben Okopnik wrote:
>>>>>What I am looking for is someone who still knows how to program DOS.
>>>What do you mean by "programing DOS"? You don't write programs in an
>>>operating system, you write programs in a programming language. DOS 4
>>>came with GWBASIC and the EDIT full-screen editor. That would at least
>>>give you the minimal tools to write a program. But I don't know how
>>>you'd contact another computer since there were no socket commands or
>>Dude! Russell Nelson's CRYNWR packet drivers *rocked the world* in those
>>days; they allowed DOS to at least pretend to be a real OS. I mean, a
>>real stack and everything!
> Really? I thought DOS didn't have a TCP/IP stack available for it at
You can get a TCP/IP stack for the Commodore 64, so I don't think it's
outside of DOS's abilities. FreeDOS, IIRC, has a TCP/IP stack.
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