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Old 07-19-2017, 06:42 AM   #10
Steve Rindsberg
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>> I'll teach you how to use the bombsight on the way, if you want to come along.

Drop loads of old Ventura Publisher boxes on 'em, eh? I'm game.

Whatever opinions we may have of MS, I have to give them credit for this: that if programmers adhere to MS' recommendations, MS gives them pretty darn stout assurance that their stuff will continue to work across many future generations of Windows. One of my favorite apps, a PIM called Ecco, dates back to the Win 3.0 or 3.1 days, was updated early on for Win95/16-bit and has continued to work brilliantly ever since, despite having been abandoned by its owners. At one point, Windows refused to run its installer app, but a loyal fan created a new one that works just peachily. I've now got it running on Win 10/64 on a 4k screen among other places. And using the same main data file that I've been using since what, '90 or so?

Sometimes being a rule follower has its rewards. Just don't get too close to Adobe ... as I recall, the main coder for Ecco later went on to write Persuasion, which They of the Mud Hut bought and killed, may their souls burn eternally in the afterlife.

   
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