Legacy apps in Windows/OS X was Re: Old MS-DOS & Win Software

woodelf bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Thu Dec 8 19:33:25 CST 2005

Chuck Guzis wrote:

>Write a loop that executes, oh, 10,000,000 times.  Get a stopwatch.
>Start the program and the stopwatch simultaneously, stop the stopwatch when
>the loop ends.
Hmm I  need a real PC and a real StopWatch! The watch could be hard to find
since they don't make mechanical ones anymore.

>Calculate the average time per instruction as (time to
>execute/(10,000,000*number of instructions in loop)
The XT  can only loop $FFFF times. :D

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