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Re: [SLE] [OT] Microsoft maldesign and drive letters
  • From: Philipp Thomas <pthomas@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 07 May 2001 02:27:05 +0200
  • Message-id: <62pbft4qdfkejv08ubluvqqqc8rgcrlv18@xxxxxxx>
* Paul Abrahams [Sun, 06 May 2001 11:22:16 -0400]:

>I didn't know that. If you create several partitions, can you control all the
>letters independently? Can you change them later?

Yes to all. But you'll still need a tool like CleanSweep to fix up
references when you change them later :-(

>But it still hasn't percolated through to the consumer-level systems such as
>Windows ME, I gather. I wonder if WinXP will have it.

As XP is more a consumer version of w2k (with IMHO horrible choices of
colours and a really horrible user interface), it won't run on top of
DOS anymore and will offer that feature. That is, if you're willing to
accept the unavoidable registration.

Penguins to save the dinosaurs
-- Handelsblatt on Linux for S/390

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