I'm going to miss them.
Slashdot archive notwithstanding
including from Microsoft itself. DOSSHELL, included with DOS 4?, 5? (been too long) was a file management and task switching environment that actually was more stable than Windows at the time. YMMHV (...May Have Varied)
Let me just repeat the motto of the Army Security Agency: In God we trust, everyone else we monitor.
More years ago than I care to count on my fingers I was a cryptanalyst in...let's say, near, the Mideast. The traffic we were intercepting and working on was in Russian, Italian or one of several dialects of Arabic, none of which I speak, or more to the point, read. But when you are applying decryption techniques you don't necessarily have to know what exactly what the message says to make progress, just what the plaintext should LOOK like.
There. Fixed that for you.