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/mes-dos/ (Or MS-DOG, Messy-DOS, mess-dross, mess-loss,
mush-dos) Derisory term for MS-DOS. Often followed by the
ritual banishing "Just say No!"
Most hackers (even many MS-DOS hackers) loathe MS-DOS for
its single-tasking nature, its limits on application size, its
nasty primitive interface, and its ties to IBMness (see