How did people here learn GUIs

Janina Sajka janina at
Wed Jul 20 15:09:09 UTC 2016

Hey, Keil, did you ever use Davex on your Apple? If memory serves, I had
Davex serial #204.

PS: Loved 4dos. Glad to hear it still does the job under FreeDOS. Oh,
and I still miss it's select copy/move/delete capability. I haven't
replaced that function in bash yet, except that I sometimes bring up the
file directory in lynx to do a similar deleting task.


Kyle writes:
> Oh wow Paul! Thanks for the 4DOS memories! That little thing was simply the
> best thing for DOS ever made <smiles>. Believe it or not, I read somewhere
> that 4DOS may actually be open source now, and that it runs like a dream
> under FreeDOS. In any case, that was a fun little trip down memory lane, as
> it also sparked a memory of my Apple //e days in the mid to late 1980's as
> well. Good old Applesoft BASIC, DOS3.3 and of course ProDOS. Ah, those were
> the days. Did someone say Echo II? LOL.
> Sent from the days of wild
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