(OT) Re: Microsoft C version 1.52

From: James Connell (jconnell_at_gci.net)
Date: 11/29/04


Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 06:03:19 -0900

David Beahan wrote:
> Does anyone know where I can get this version. I am told is is the last
> version that will develop 8 bit code which I need to write an app for some
> old handheld devices.
> Thanks,
> db
>
>

What do you mean "8 bit code"?? I have no memory of MS ever releasing a
compiler for the 8080 series - even the original PC was a 16 bit
machine. DOS 1 was a 16 bit "port" of CP/M. Not a direct port but it
matched the calls and structures so that 8 bit CP/M code could be
machine ported to MSDOS.