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About to set up a FreeDOS VM and start writing an unspeakable monstrosity of an esoteric OS.

· Tootle for Mastodon · 2 · 3 · 6

16-bit command-line multi-tasking single-user non-portable C-based OS here we go.

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With a side of non-FAT filesystem and partitionable floppy disks.

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@alexbuzzbee
Will it interpret keypresses based on the position of the heavenly bodies?

For instance, if the moon is physically inside Jupiter, will you be unable to break a command due to chaos finally reigning supreme?

@solaslux It will use the PC ROM BIOS to read the keyboard, meaning that it will have a DOS-style too-short key buffer and will not understand keys that weren't on the keyboard when the BIOS was designed.

@solaslux Unfortunately, PC-compatibles do not have telescopes as standard equipment.

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