And the answer is... CHINAby Pete (Login The-Universe)
And that's one damn deep rabbit hole.
I would be more of the Soup Nazi. Want to run QB64 on a 64K Tandy? NO SOUP FOR YOU! Will QB64 run on Windows 3.1? I don't know, will a computer that has Windows 3.1 installed in it actually run?
Also crap like Environ$. Do you support the one for DOS or for NTVDM? I believe the output is different.
I applaud Galleon for NOT being like Microsoft and screwing you over every new release. Trying to provide backwards compatibility is neat, but time it's also consuming and I think he is way over doing it. Just learn to say no at some point or someone will post: I just bought Stonehenge and I want to run it on QB64! (Actually Stonehenge was just Lego Land 3000 VC, but I digress.)
So far, QB64 refuses to run any version on Windows 98. That means it probably won't run on 95 or 3.1, either. Someone posted it won't run on ME. I should have asked him how roy was doing, because he must have bought it used from him. There can't be more than a single one of those POS OS's around.
I would have planned to support Windows at XP up. I would have only planned Linux if it was easier to do so than to complete Windows and go back, which I would assume would be the case. No new features until the compiler was finished and working well when tested by a growing community of hobbyist. After that, sure, add new stuff. I would only strive to make an IDE if I knew I could make it as an interpreter or otherwise step through code to debug it. would also make it a more modern looking complier and not try to clone the QB one.
All sad and done, a few of the users in the community that may one day exist would probably be better off with Galleon's approach than with mine, but I'd have a working compiler some months ago.
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|Hold on there! What is wrong with ENVIRON?||Clippy on Nov 19|
|What I would need to check on is if the values still line up or not...||Pete on Nov 20|
|* Print ENVIRON$(n) in a loop until the return = ""||Clippy on Nov 20|
|Why didn't I think of that?.. Oh wait, I did...||Pete on Nov 20|
|Don't expect much on the 98, but...||Clippy on Nov 20|
|* Really? I just go to the directory tree, open it, and count the rings for that. :)||Pete on Nov 20|
|* And here I was counting the branches....||Clippy on Nov 20|
|Stick around, tomorrow I'm teaching how too much watering can hurt your root drive.||Pete on Nov 20|
|My hard drive is fine cause I use Levitra!||Clippy on Nov 21|