On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 11:51 PM, usul <usul.the.mo...@gmail.com> wrote:

> "Realistically, someone should make a clone of Windows 3..0/3.11."
> Call it Janus or Snowball after the code names for Windows 3..0/3.11
> :)
> I have been doing research on this and I am considering doing this.
> Since I wanted to make a GUI for FreeDos. :) Need a break from package
> building on the new release, either I am doing it wrong or it is a slow
> process.
> I think I have a lot of good things to start
> Wine Project/Reactos (they had a Win 16 Compatibility Library)
> HX DOS Extender http://www.japheth.de/HX.html
> wxMGL http://www.wxwidgets.org/about/wxuniv.htm
> NanoX http://www.microwindows.org/
> I still need to buy a copy of MSDOS 6.22 & Window's 3.11 for
> comparison. Technical documentation on programing for and the design of
> Windows 3.11 would be helpful.
> "The goal shouldn't be to support the most recent programs,
> it should be to implement a Windows 3.x compatible gui for
> freedos that can run old Windows programs."
> I was thinking goal 1 would be to run old windows program
> but I see no need not to include newer functionality as well.
> For example older browsers probably would not run load
> websites very well, networking. WinFile at it was could not
> view compressed drives, or see NTFS etc.
> Any help/advice on this would also be greatly appreciated.
I have a VM with MS DOS 6.22, Windows 3.11, and Win32s available in a QEMU
VM. If you need comparative testing, let me know.
This SF.net email is sponsored by:
High Quality Requirements in a Collaborative Environment.
Download a free trial of Rational Requirements Composer Now!
Freedos-user mailing list

Reply via email to