Chapter 23. DOS Isn't Dead: Unleashing the DOS Shell


cruft together v To throw together something ugly but temporarily workable.

MS-DOS n A clone of CP/M for the 8088 crufted together in six weeks by hacker Tim Paterson, who is said to have regretted it ever since.

from The New Hacker's Dictionary

In Internet circles, a holy war is a never-ending debate on the merits of one thing versus another, in which people use the same arguments over and over, and nobody's opinion budges even the slightest ...

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