python 2.7.12 on Linux behaving differently than on Windows

Larry Hudson orgnut at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 6 02:01:32 EST 2016


On 12/05/2016 06:51 PM, Nathan Ernst wrote:
> IIRC, command.com was a relic of Win9x running on top of DOS and was a
> 16-bit executable, so inherently crippled (and probably never support by
> the NT kernel). Whereby cmd.exe coexisted but ran in a 32-bit context.

I know my 79-year-old memory is definitely subject to "senior moments" and not too reliable, but 
IIRC it was Windows prior to 9x (Win 3 and earlier) that were 16 bit and ran on top of DOS. 
Win95 was the first 32 bit version and was independent from DOS.

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      -=- Larry -=-


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