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Re^5: Perl Operating System

by Aristotle (Chancellor)
on Mar 29, 2004 at 07:04 UTC ( [id://340523]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re^3: Perl Operating System
in thread Perl Operating System

Oh my, it has been so many years…
mov ah, 09h mov dx, offset msg int 21h ret msg db "ASM?$"
(The ret is a CP/M remnant. There's an int 20h at the top of the program segment prefix and DOS puts a 0000 word on the stack before it passes control to the program. We are now deep in the dark ages of microcomputer "operating systems".)

Makeshifts last the longest.

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Re: Re^5: Perl Operating System
by tachyon (Chancellor) on Mar 29, 2004 at 11:10 UTC

    When VB came out I lamented ignoring my once well honed BASIC skills. With Delphi I almost convinced myself that Pascal was not really as bad as I remembered. Stirring up Abigail-II has been the only *honest* use of very rusty ASM skills in nearly 20 years :-)



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