On Mon, 2006-01-23 at 20:26 +1030, David O'Shea wrote:
> Hi Carl,
> > From: Carl Spitzer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> [...]
> > On Wed, 2005-12-28 at 21:13 -0500, Jim Lemon wrote:
> > > I programmed something like this and it might do what you want. The
> > > following constants and function allow a program to place up to 16
> > > two-byte characters in the keyboard buffer. When the program exits
> > > (without reading any of the characters, of course) DOS will execute the
> > > command as though it had been typed.
> > >
> >
> > Why the limit of 16??
> That's the size of the typeahead buffer maintained by the BIOS (I think
> that's what maintains it anyway).  I guess you could work around that
> limitation with a TSR that continually polled to find out if there was any
> room in the buffer and added additional characters once room was available
> (due to the application reading the keystrokes).

That is what I was thinking about I am surprised that FreeDOS has not
done that yet.


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