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Sometimes I think nostalgically about my DOS 16 bit programming skills - all quite useless today. It's hard to give that up.



Retro indie games are making a comeback.


Well, the Digital Mars C/C++ compiler still supports DOS programming (I just can't seem to let that go!)


Good to know!

I thought that OpenWatcom was the only one remaining to support DOS (and it appears to have been stagnant for a couple of years)...

(Not that I've done much with DOS - I did write a ~10-20 line program in C to set the serial port to specific settings, but that was all I've done on DOS.)


Can I write DOS code in D?


Sorry, no. D has a bit much overhead for the 16 bit world. C++ does, too, which is why to C++ for 16 bits has exception handling and RTTI removed.




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