Re: GGI, EGCS/PGCC, Kernel source

Kenneth Albanowski (
Sun, 1 Mar 1998 01:14:23 -0500 (EST)

> On Wed, 25 Feb 1998, Jon M. Taylor wrote:
> >
> > VGA-style textmodes are a historical anomaly. Better to design
> > around software textmodes as an abstraction and just map it onto whatever
> > HW you have.

Personally, I'm expecting any day now for a video card manufacturer to
decide an "accelerated index-based glyph display region" is just the neat
new feature needed to speed up DOS boxes under Windows. :-)

Kenneth Albanowski (, CIS: 70705,126)

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