[Lazarus] Graeme would love this, or not, I think
wkitty42 at windstream.net
Tue Oct 15 15:05:24 CEST 2013
On 10/15/2013 8:55 AM, Sven Barth wrote:
> Am 15.10.2013 14:08 schrieb "waldo kitty" <wkitty42 at windstream.net
> <mailto: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
> <mailto:skalogryz.lists at gmail.com>>:
> >> > On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 2:27 PM, Marco van de Voort <marcov at stack.nl
> <mailto:marcov at stack.nl>> wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> 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 know
> >> about *nix systems).
> >> This will fail on Windows 64-bit systems (including XP) as they don't support
> >> 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.
'scuse me? are you saying that the system administrator would not install
virtual box or something similar so as to enable the use of 16bit apps? that is
part of "proper configuration" after all ;)
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