"no longer requires DOS"

Joe Barrera (joebar@microsoft.com)
Fri, 25 Apr 1997 11:22:21 -0700

> But that's less relevant nowadays, since Windows 95 "no longer
requires DOS".

There is no reason for the scare-quotes. If you buy Windows 95, you
don't have to buy a copy of DOS as well. Thus DOS is no longer required.

If you buy a ham that says "no cooking required", do you get irate when
you learn that the ham was actually pre-cooked?

If you buy a sealed car battery that "never needs water added", do you
get irate when you learn that there is actually water sealed in the

- Joe

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