On Wed, 5 Nov 1997, Mike Brenner wrote:
> DOS is needed
> for the future of Ada because we need to give Ada to people who are
> stuck on DOS machines today.
And there are far more of these, still using 80286/36/46 machines than
seems to be acknowledged by those who are able to afford the latest
whiz-bang processors and operating systems. There are still lots of
XT class machines opeating MS-DOS 3.1 on 8088 machines. And these are
are used as single-function workstations in environments where windoz
would impede rather than enhance productivity.
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