[Lazarus] Graeme would love this, or not, I think

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Tue Oct 15 14:55:36 CEST 2013

Am 15.10.2013 14:08 schrieb "waldo kitty" <wkitty42 at windstream.net>:
> On 10/15/2013 12:52 AM, Sven Barth wrote:
>> Am 15.10.2013 01:30 schrieb "Dmitry Boyarintsev" <
skalogryz.lists at gmail.com>:
>>  > On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 2:27 PM, Marco van de Voort <marcov at stack.nl>
>>  >>
>>  >> Because you first need to teach people dos (and 8.3), console
cmdline and
>>  >> general concepts (stdin/stdout, working dir etc)
>>  >>
>> with proper configuration (by system administrator) the tp would be just
>> start and use (at least it was so for XP and earlier MS  machines, don't
>> about *nix systems).
>> This will fail on Windows 64-bit systems (including XP) as they don't
>> 16-bit applications anymore.
> i would think that that is where the phrase "with proper configuration"
come into play and even moreso when "(by system administrator)" is in play
;) O:)

No, not in this case. The NTVDM does simply not exist for 64-bit Windows.
The reason is related to switching the processor's mode between 16-, 32-
and 64-bit.

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