Windoze reqs

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Fri Nov 23 23:57:25 CST 2007


> > I used a somewhat unorthodox approach to finding the differences.  I
> > opened the calculator in Win 3.11, and asked it to calculate 3.11 - 3.10
> > It gave an answer of 0

On Fri, 23 Nov 2007, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> I never could figure out what happened to WFWG 3.2, 3.3., 3.4,
> 3.5....3.9 and 3.10.

MS-DOS version numbers are ALWAYS an integer, a period, then a two digit
decimal number (stored internally in binary). There was never a DOS
version "3.3", but there was a "3.30".  It was internally stored as 3 and
THIRTY.  (1E03)   Ver "6.2" was actually 6 and TWENTY, etc. (1406)

Were Windoze versions stored similarly?
If so, then "3.1" was actually 3 period TEN,  (0A03)?
and "3.11" was actually 3 period ELEVEN.      (0B03)?





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