LF: Updated Slow CW programme]

Andre' Kesteloot akestelo@bellatlantic.net
Mon, 22 Feb 1999 11:23:50 -0500

drassew2@interalpha.co.uk wrote:

> As requested by Peter G3LDO, I have now added a facility to CWSLOW (was
> SLOWCW) to increase the inter character gap lengths slightly to improve
> readability when using Gram software etc.
> One additional benefit of looking at this software again:
> Just been running it under Windows NT and to my amazement it not only works
> properly but operates fully while minimised in the task bar.   All the info
> I had been given about NT suggested that progs such as this that operate
> directly on the PC hardware would not work at all !!
> For anyone who wants to press an ancient 8086 macine into service - and I
> know of at least two using an Amstrad 640 etc - the CWSLOW code is compiled
> to the simplest (8 bit ??) form suitable for these machines.  Performance on
> '286 and higher processors is not compromised - or certainly not in a way
> that can be seen.
> Andy  G4JNT