In MS-DOS (and FAT16), you could only have 8.3 file names (like
QUESTION.TXT) with only single-case letters and numbers (and a few symbols). The MS-DOS Editor also defaulted to 8.3 - typing
edit questiontxt in MS-DOS 6.22 would edit QUESTION.TXT.
While everything used 8.3, were 9.2 names possible?
For example, instead of the example above (
QUESTIONT.XT be an allowed filename (although it would not be practical)?