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double space

(1) See double spaced.

(2) (DoubleSpace) A real-time compression capability built into DOS 6 that generally doubled the disk capacity. It was not automatic; users had to run the program to do it. Due to a patent lawsuit won by Stac Electronics, publisher of the Stacker compression product, Microsoft dropped DoubleSpace in Version DOS 6.21. In DOS 6.22, a different method was included and later used in Windows 95 (see DriveSpace).
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Microsoft was also sued for patent infringement by STAC more than 10 years ago over DoubleSpace, a DOS program using data compression that made it possible to store twice as much data.
A few months before Doublespace appeared, I published INTER(IR)RUPTIONS (Generator Press, 1992), a series of ten collage poems.
They just appeared on a computer, she probably thinks, they were programmed, they were fed informative confused data by mad bespectacled egghead sociologists and out of the computer came the full manuscript, all neatly typed doublespace, for the publisher's printer to simply copy and the publisher's binder to bind and the publisher to distribute, with cover and blurb jacket, so this inexistent "Jack Kerouac" could not only receive two-dollar royalty check from Japan but also this woman's letter.
It contains DriveSpace 3, an enhanced version of DriveSpace, the Windows 95 version of the DOS DoubleSpace disk compression system.
That machine holds a total of 32-MB of RAM, and a 500 MB hard disk drive, which I compressed with the DoubleSpace utility, from Microsoft, and compressed further with the Drvspace utility that is part of Windows 95.
Remember, RAM disks, DOUBLESPACE drives, and network drives all require that LASTDRIVE be used to make more drive letters available.
The leading sources were Stacker's Stac with 21% of the market and MS-DOS 6 which uses DoubleSpace, with 6%.
After charting the results we find that our customers, on average, are attended to 30% faster than a Microsoft DoubleSpace customer.
Doublespace, who serves as Graco's agency for strategic and integrated marketing programs, initiated a cross-disciplined marketing team creative thinking session earlier this year.
However, I still would caution readers about using the DoubleSpace utility.
0 -- DoubleSpace, a disk compression utility, and MemMaker, a memory manager.
Doublespace is providing seed funding and the technology that facilitates Online Athletes' broad band, multi-player Internet games.