TurboC (was: 8" floppy project

From: Philip Pemberton <philpem_at_dsl.pipex.com>
Date: Mon Aug 9 18:41:07 2004

In message <20040809111742.N58928_at_shell.lmi.net>
          Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com> wrote:

> THEN, and only then, I let them use any compiler
> that they want for the remainder of the course.
> Many immediately attempt to use Visual C.

Visual C. *spit*.

I prefer GCC - on RISC OS I use GCCSDK, on Win32 I use MinGW and on Linux I
use the "normal" IA-32 GCC.
For DOS16 work, I tend to use the freeware Digital Mars C++ compiler.

> depends on what kind of "real work" you WANT to do.
> It works [sort of] as an application launcher.
> But most of all, IT WILL GET OUT OF THE WAY when you
> want to do "real work".

Very nice when you want to, oh, say, take over the disc controller and make
it read some oddball format or other :)

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