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Re: Wannabe Contributor: Questions related to Dev Box setup and other issues
On 16/08/06, DJ Delorie <email@example.com> wrote:
When I first ported gcc to MS-DOS (DJGPP), RMS didn't like the idea of
supporting a MS system. That changed when they started shipping DJGPP
binaries on CD-ROM; in the first month DJGPP sales exceeded 50% of
their total gross sales.
Actually, I remember myself learning C using RHIDE and DJGPP. So I am
very grateful for what you did. Thanks!
So, think of "gcc on proprietary OSs" as a lever, not an impediment.
You are right. Point humbly taken.