Re: Concerns about AMD64 port
* "Robert Cates"
| As I recall, the Intel/AMD/NEC 80386 CPUs were not only 32bit (in
| architecture), but also ran 16bit apps (such as the very first Windows 95
| OS) for backwards compatibility.
Windows 95 was 32 bit, though it could still run 16 bit apps, iirc.
Also, note that some of the biggest changes when switching from 16 to
32 bit mode on the x86 chips were such items as protected mode, which
is needed if you want to do anything serious. ;)
Tollef Fog Heen ,''`.
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