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X-To: Michael Feldman <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 1 Dec 1998 20:08:53 -0600
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From: Michael Feldman <[log in to unmask]>
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Date: Tuesday, December 01, 1998 7:11 PM
Subject: Re: Dining philophers -- really how to show output in vt100window


>Isn't Microsoft irritating? So much for upward compatibility. Grrrr...
>I've had a lot of book users complaining about this. The 3rd edition
>(coming in February) will provide some better support for this sort of
>thing. In 1996 when the current one was published, it was a non-problem.
>Win 95 supported ANSI.SYS, and Win NT was just a gleam in Gates' eye.:-)
One small correction here -- I began beta testing Win NT in March 1993, and
the release product was on the streets before Win 95 -- and Win NT never
supported ansi.sys -- if memory serves me correctly.

David C. Hoos, Sr.