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From: Damian Yerrick <Bullcr_pd_yerrick AT hotmail DOT comRemoveBullcr_p>
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On Mon, 20 Mar 2000 11:49:14 +0200, Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
wrote:

>I don't think we are *that* desperate to support NT and W2K quirks to
>go to those lengths.  I'm quite sure that eventually, someone will
>come up with a much easier and less painful solution to tell NT from
>W2K.

Isn't there a "Get version of Windows" interrupt call?  Wouldn't it
return 4.x for NT 4.x and 5.x for 2000?  Allegro seems to be able to
get the version number of the running GUI quite nicely.  Or is it
implemented on the 3.1/9x fork only?

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