LeeJ at logica.com
Tue Jul 31 14:36:02 CEST 2001
There are Ms of DOS programs out there...there's a load of gnu stuff... so
yes it does matter to me- tho' not to Bill & M$! J
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matti Hamalainen [mailto:mhamalai at ratol.fi]
> Sent: 31 July 2001 12:15
> To: 'fpc-pascal at deadlock.et.tudelft.nl'
> Subject: RE: [fpc-pascal]Win XP
> On Tue, 31 Jul 2001, Lee, John wrote:
> > So does that mean no dos compatibility then... dos
> compatibility for w2k is
> > sqrt(0)...ie even less than that for nt4, or to use
> technical term sqrt(fa).
> DOS is obsolete, although not dead. (Please, no flamewars thank you :)
> I still use it occasionally, but it really isn't that good for any
> new programs. Lately I have only started DOS to compile and test
> some multiplatform stuff (like J Sound System) or to play some
> old games. (I have only pure DOS 6.22 and Linux & FreeBSD)
> So, does it really matter if DOS is not supported in new WindowsXYZ?
> You can still create console-only programs if you wish (yes, I know
> that Windows's console is buggy, or at least it was in NT4)...
> =- ccr/TNSP^pWp
> ] mhamalai at ratol.fi | http://www.tnsp.org/
> ] Show me your "realtime raytracer in Java"
> ] and I'll show you my CBM 8032, 2 MHz!
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