Re: Windows 3.1 (MS DOS) client?

Benjamin L. Peterson (bpeters2@nd.edu)
Fri, 16 May 1997 02:28:52 -0500 (EST)


On Thu, 15 May 1997, Aaron Whiteman wrote:
>On Thu, 15 May 1997 speed@ns.connext.net wrote:
>
>> Another thought: the process would tend to make a cooperative
>> multitasking system (such as Win 3.1) nearly unusable, since you
>> can't really 'nice' it.
>>
>I donno, maybe the Mac cooperative multitasking is better than windoze
>3.1... I never had a problem with my PowerMac, and MacOS 7 is pretty much
>cooperative (unfortunately).

I would think it might be possible to just "make it cooperative" i.e.
write the code so that deschall yielded control every 10k keys or so.

-Ben

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