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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: got the license for InstallShield
Date Mon, 11 Aug 1997 14:29:32 GMT
Francois Beauregard wrote:
> And to force you to upgrade your NT, thus fetching some more cash from your
> wallet... but then you need to upgrade other software who are now
> incompatible with the new DLL installed.... so the wheel turn and MS get's
> richer.... and us poorer ;-)
> We got to a stunning conclusion not long ago...  Link everything in not
> using DLL and your code will probably be a couple of hundred K bigger....
> but it will run on all version from the one you compiled up...  and you
> don't risk any "incompatible" calls that generate GPFs...

There's just one problem with this theory: it doesn't work. Unless we
link with DLLs, some things in modules fail mysteriously.



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