From: Michel Catudal
Subject: Re: Which basic compiler to buy?
Date: 17 Dec 2002 20:49:09 -0600
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Tom MacIntyre wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Dec 2002 23:23:22 GMT, "Tom Del Rosso"
>>"Michel Catudal" wrote in
>>> Dave_S wrote:
>>> > In the 90's Bill Gates had a standing offer that he could accomplish
>>> > writing any office/database program in QB 7.0 professional that
>>> > function as well as anything written in C or he would pay the
>>> > challenger $10,000
>>> The same moron who said that 640k of ram and 40M of hard disk is more
>>> than most people would ever need.
>>To be fair, IBM's hardware set the memory limit.
> But wasn't DOS still incapable of exceeding the 640k long after the
> hardware support was there?
Not really, we were using the extended memory with Dos long before windows
Tired of Microsoft's rebootive multitasking?
then it's time to upgrade to Linux.