[fpc-devel] Multithreading under DOS

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Fri Sep 27 03:18:41 CEST 2013

Tomas Hajny schrieb:

>>> My first notebook had 4 MB RAM, and Win3.1 and Word 1.0 worked very
>>> well on it :-)
>> Yes, but windows 3.1 is a DOS extender :)
> Yes. Moreover, an extender not featuring multi-threading and even the
> multitasking wasn't preemptive if I remember correctly.

I remember running three DOS apps on my similarly equipped desktop, in 
separate DOS boxes, copying files in Explorer, and playing Solitaire 
while waiting for another program to finish :-)


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