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From: Charles Sandmann <sandmann AT clio DOT rice DOT edu>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: My NT installation wants '\' in the dir command
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2002 19:17:33 CST
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> Interesting.  It works. (refer to "dir/name")
> What is that about?

Command.com & CMD.EXE treat / as a qualifier delimiter.  When you put
it in " ", it doesn't try to interpret them.  Internally, both
DOS and Windows treat / in file names the same as \.

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