from the begun-before-you-were-born dept.
Noksagt writes, "FreeDOS 1.0 has been released only a little bit later than planned. The 1.0 milestone is considered to be 'a stable and viable MS-DOS replacement' and features long filename support, HIMEM and EMM386 management, and CD-ROM support."
It's not so hard to lift yourself by your bootstraps once you're off the ground.
-- Daniel B. Luten