Re: 32 Bit Application

Fred Salerno (salernof@gate.net)
Thu, 24 Aug 1995 15:52:57 -0400 (EDT)


The problem with 32 bit on Win 3.1 vs Win 95 is:
WINSOCK.DLL
Heres an example:
You can use 32-bit browser in 3.1 with a 16 bit winsock
But in windows 95, if you use a 32 bit app you must use a 32 bit winsock.

On Thu, 24 Aug 1995, Little Robbie Burcham wrote:

> On Thu, 24 Aug 1995, Rodney M. Dyer wrote:
>
> > >Since Windows 95 is finally out now, and with Windows NT gaining more and
> > >more users, it might be time to consider porting CU-SEEME for Windows to be
> > >a 32 bit application. Even people using Windows 3.1 can use Win32s and
> > >still run it.
> > >
> > >That would be one way to dramatically improve performance. Just thought I'd
> > >throw that out there for comment.
> >
> > Just a note of caution...
> >
> > 32 Bit apps are not allways faster. Because of more overhead and/or
> > programmer experience, they can be downright sluggish at times. As
> > programmers become more comfortable with the 32 Bit environment they will
> > improve. Use caution at this time.
> >
> > Rodney
>
> Rodney has a good point. It should be noted that although it is true Win
> 3.1 users CAN run 32 bit apps using the Win32s DLL, performance is akin
> to a jogging turtle on a tred-mill.
>
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