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From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Tue Aug 3 11:40:29 2004

On Tue, 3 Aug 2004, David V. Corbin wrote:

> Ahh, but were you USING DOS [API services] for perfoming the Serial I/O or
> were you bypassing it and going to a lower [BIOS or Hardware] level......

Of course! Who would try to write a serious serial application going
throgh DOS??

> Therefore you could write good serial IO on a machine that was RUNNING dos,
> but you could NOT write high performace routines USING dos.....

I would have never dreamed of doing so. ;)

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