>> I want to make a 16 bit version of this program... wwww

>You are most certainly welcome to do so - that's what open-source is all
>about.

>I can't help but wonder though - is there any practical need behind such
>work? 
IBM XT
I don't really see what this would improve. Sure, it would make
>FDNPKG potentially run on 80286 CPUs - but I am not convinced anyone
>would want to run a package manager on a 286.Disk space is usually
>scarce on these machines (if there is a hard disk in the first place),
>so I'd rather think people will turn to good old manual 'copying what I
>need' on such hardware. It's worth noting that 8086 and 80186 are out of
>scope anyway due to memory constraints, since FDNPKG definitely requires
>more than 640K of RAM to work.

wwww my XT is overkill and it has EMS so yeah i when you stabilize it i will
defiantly port it to 16 bit
wwww

is it a good time to port it? i been working on memory management software

Mateusz





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