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Re: visual c++ 5.0

Just curious.... I have an old copy of visual C++ 5.0. I never really spent any time with it. Is there any point in doing so now? Being that this came from the 95/98 era, I am dubious that any programs developed with it would even run on a modern comuter But I could be wrong.... If you're …

Re: Why were older EGA/VGA cards 8BIT ISA?

Code would have to make 16-bit accesses to video RAM to actually take advantage of a 16-bit video card, right? Is it possible this was rare in the early days of VGA? Maybe something to do with planar memory? Maybe. The original IBM "VGA card" (the IBM PS/2 Display Adapter) was apparently 8-Bit, too …

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