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Re: [AUCTeX] Install report: Emacs and Windows 98

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX] Install report: Emacs and Windows 98
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2005 12:49:01 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:

> * Harald von Aschen (2005-07-22) writes:
>> Another hint which might be important for Windows 98 user is the
>> length of the path variable. As far as I can see is the space for
>> an individual environmental variable under Windows XP is 8192 bytes
>> as given here
>> but under Windows 98 it is not so easy so it has taken me a while
>> to find this
>>;en-us;230205 to
>> increase it if it is necessary (as e.g. here for me). Otherwise my
>> path variable was cut off.
> That's a joke, right?

Well, if it is, it is an old joke.  It's been told at least since
MSDOS 3.3 (?), probably quite earlier.

I forgot that "DOS box" means just that with Win95/98.

So the question is how we pass on the joke...

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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