Web Postings of Philip J. Erdelsky
Humor and criticism:
- Bonfire of the Checkbooks (8K)
- My contribution to the Y2K controversy: a facetious essay on the
problems waiting for us on January 1, 2000.
- Those Magnificent Screen Savers (7K)
- An article on screen savers which first appeared in ComputorEdge
on October 29, 1993. It is reproduced here by permission.
Seven Original Sins of Kernighan and Ritchie (8K)
- A short critique of the original C language, written in 1990.
- ISO9660 Simplified for DOS/Windows (22K)
- A simplified version of ISO9660, the file format used for CD-ROM's
under DOS and Windows. Much more readable than the ISO version.
- A Description of the DOS File System (27K)
- A description of the file system used for DOS diskettes and small
hard disk partitions.
Last update: December 26, 1997