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SubjectRe: Java in OS?
TaRDiS@Mail.UTexas.EDU (lilo)  wrote on 16.05.96 in <19960516111728.15117.qmail@Mail.UTexas.EDU>:

> On 14 May 1996, Kai Henningsen wrote:
>
> > There's one "interpreted" executable format that we could probably support
> > right now: the MS-DOS .EXE format. We'd need to invoke dosemu as
> > "interpreter".
>
> That's pretty seriously flawed, unless they've done more with dosemu that I
> realize. Essentially what happens is you end up booting up a DOS system
> each time you find a DOS .EXE file that needs executing....

That seems to be how other OSs that implement this feature seem to do it.

MfG Kai


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