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scaron at diablonet.net
Wed May 18 14:17:55 CDT 2016
On Wed, 18 May 2016, Fred Cisin wrote:
> On Wed, 18 May 2016, Sean Caron wrote:
>> Pascal was probably the predominant applications development language on
>> Mac OS through the mid 1990s or so, no? Certainly all the Toolbox bindings
>> were originally written with the idea that people would be developing in
> Windoze also used Pascal subroutine calling convention!
> But, the trend was on, over to using C.
Really? Interesting; I did not know that. To this day I've never really
made any attempts at Windows desktop application development.
Did the Windows APIs also send and receive Pascal strings? I recall the
conversions confounding me for a bit when I was trying to learn C and the
Macintosh Toolbox concurrently as a youngster.
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