16-bit Python -- does it exist?
claird at starbase.neosoft.com
Mon Aug 23 06:35:35 CEST 1999
In article <MPG.1224b6155e949206989686 at news.mop.no>,
Alexander Staubo <earlybird at mop.no> wrote:
>In article <37B81212.733CDD9B at interet.com>, jim at interet.com says...
>> Alexander Staubo wrote:
>> > Subject says all. A friend (really!) would like to run Python on an old
>> > 80286. Possible?
>> Python for 32-bit DOS and for Windows 3.1 are on the
>> download page www.python.org/download.
>Read the subject again. 32-bit Python won't run on a 286.
The URL is a useful one, though. You'll find lots
of variations of interest (memory extenders? OS/2?).
I'm running a version 1.0.1 port <URL:http://
www.python.org/ftp/python/pc/16python.exe.gz> on a
few 8086 and 8088 space heaters I maintain. They
become very handy calculators.
Cameron Laird http://starbase.neosoft.com/~claird/home.html
claird at NeoSoft.com +1 281 996 8546 FAX
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