[rescue] OS/2 anyone?

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Wed Jun 18 09:49:42 CDT 2003

It really is too bad they didn't update OS/2 one last time to support 

Then it would have killed Win32 based OSes


On Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at 10:45 AM, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:

> On Wed, 18 Jun 2003, Frank Van Damme wrote:
>> I have a weird feeling...
>> I feel the urge to install OS/2, to see what it's like.
> You might like it if you keep in mind that it's Not Unix.  It's more or
> less a refinement of the ideas behind Windows and DOS.  -Definitely-
> PC-centric, although it runs on PowerPC as well.
> The last version I used was Version 3.  You probably want OS/2 Warp
> Connect version 3.  The "connect" implies that it has a TCP/IP stack,
> which prior versions did not.  Version 4 is neat, too, but the UI
> changed in response to Windows 95.
> If possible, get a copy of OS/2 with a blue spine on the box.  The
> boxes with a red spine require you to supply your own Windows 3.1
> diskettes (which may not work if you have an OEM copy of Windows 3.1)
> for Win-OS/2 support.  The blue spine boxes have all the Windows DLLs
> embedded into OS/2 for Win-OS/2 support.
> -- 
> Jonathan Patschke   )  "Leave your lawsuits at home.  I have guns."
> Elgin, TX          (                      --"Kountry" Mike Lundgren
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