Re: 286 Python

Thomas Kofler (
Tue, 7 Jun 94 19:03:00 +0200 (Phil Harris) wrote:
>a) Is there a version of Python that runs on 286 PC's.

Yes: /pub/python/16python.exe. I run that on my *very* old
AT at home. The only problem is that Python will soon allocate
all memory available from DOS. As a consequence, spawning a new
program (eg, your favourite text editor using dos.system()) will no more work.
If I remember correctly, less than 512 kB main memory is not enough.

Some of the info stated here was in the FAQ!

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