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Re: LYNX-DEV DOS, DOS and Windows

From: Hiram Lester, Jr.
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV DOS, DOS and Windows
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 1996 15:34:40 -0500 (CDT)

On Fri, 25 Oct 1996, Christopher R. Maden wrote:

>    [Hiram Lester]
>    If you or someone esle begins serious work on a Win32 version, if
>    it's done properly, it will run on NT, 95, and 3.1 with Win32s
>    installed.  I just wanted to bring this up since there have been
>    several people mention a Win32 port only running on 95...
> The problem with "console" mode for Win 3.x is that it doesn't exist.
> Remember that Windows 3.x is a DOS application - when you double-click
> that DOS icon you really are running DOS - *not* Windows.  Win32S
> doesn't help a bit in that case.

Yes, but Borland C++ 4.5 provides a console mode just fine under Win 3.1.
If you compile the hello world program under Win 3.1, you'll see what I

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