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C might be a horrible language......there's no real alternative to C

MOV AH,02 MOV DL,"A" INT 21h MOV DL,"S" INT 21h MOV DL,"M" INT 21h MOV DL,"?" INT 21h MOV AH,04Ch MOV AL,00 INT 21h

When you look at the alternative C starts to look pretty damn good! The only advantage of ASM is that the binaries tent to be tiny ie 24 bytes for that example as opposed to 36K for the same thing compiled in C using cl.exe:

perl -e "print pack'H*','b402b241cd21b253cd21b24dcd21b23fcd21b44cb000c +d21'" > asm.com

cheers

tachyon


In reply to Re: Re: Perl Operating System by tachyon
in thread Perl Operating System by martymart

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