Hi Dale

On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 10:13 AM, Dale E Sterner <sunbeam...@juno.com> wrote:
> Oh I can get into FREEDOS.org now. You must
> have changed something. I found out that web
> sites have switched to TSL1.2 from SSL3.
> Only the newest browsers support it.

I haven't changed any settings on the www.freedos.org website.
Actually, I keep meaning to put https on the website, but haven't
found time yet. (And it's been a low priority.) So the website is
still running http.

When I do put https on the website, you will still be able to access
via http as usual.

> By the way what is fork software, you have
> it mentioned on you web site. You should
> give more details for us that are less imformed.

You are referring to the "DOS fork of FLTK" news item on the
www.freedos.org website. A "fork" in a software project is when a
developer creates a separate, parallel version of something - but
based on the original source code. (From Wikipedia: "In software
engineering, a project fork happens when developers take a copy of
source code from one software package and start independent
development on it, creating a distinct and separate piece of

So in this case, Mark Olesen created a new DOS version of FLTK, based
on the original source code. Mark's project is a fork of the FLTK
project. This seems to be a separate effort than FLTK for DOS at

Hope that helps.


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