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From snyland@workfire.com (snyl...@workfire.com)
Subject Re: "Win32"?
Date Wed, 15 Jul 1998 17:33:52 GMT
Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

> Alexei Kosut wrote:
> >
> > IMHO, the proper word to use here is just "Windows". It's also
> > clearer - in all probablility, not everyone knows what Win32 means,
> > or should.
>
> Except then we'll get flooded with Windows 3.11 and Windows for
> Workgroups support requests.
>

Absolutely!  _Please_ don't go backwards and use "Windows".  Use "Win32"
or some other way to show WinNT/9X.

> Come up with another way to distinguish between those and the OSes
> with the Win32 API, and I'll go along.  Otherwise, -1 on just plain
> 'Windows' out of sheer fear and loathing of the possible consequences.
>
> #ken    P-)}
>
> Ken Coar                    <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/>
> Apache Group member         <http://www.apache.org/>
> "Apache Server for Dummies" <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/ASFD/>

--Jenn Nyland


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