Re: Spyglass HTML Validator

Harold A. Driscoll (harold@driscoll.chi.il.us)
Mon, 28 Oct 1996 21:07:25 -0600


Message-Id: <2.2.32.19961029030725.00bab5b8@pop.interaccess.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 1996 21:07:25 -0600
To: murray@spyglass.com (Murray Altheim)
From: "Harold A. Driscoll" <harold@driscoll.chi.il.us>
Subject: Re: Spyglass HTML Validator
Cc: www-html@w3.org

At 23:50 28/10/96 -0500, Murray Altheim wrote:
>>Murray, I'm pleased to see the announcement of the validator, but quite
>>disappointed that it only runs with Windows 95, but not Windows NT.
>>
>>Are there technical reasons why NT is not supported? Are they something
>>which can easily be overcome? I trust that this is not just a case of
>>marketing redlining.
>
>Redlining only so far as our development resources for this freeware
>product were very limited, and the Validator uses Win95 resources to create
>its windows, widgets, etc. The code has an OS check in it, to make sure
>it's running under Win95, so it simply won't run under WinNT4.0, although
>it's theoretically compatible.

Thanks. I can well understand the limited development resources
concept...very dearly. :-)  You've an offer of a alpha- or beta-tester, for
NT 4.0, whenever that might be useful.

/Harold
-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
Harold A. Driscoll                       mailto:harold@driscoll.chi.il.us
#include <std/disclaimer>      http://homepage.interaccess.com/~driscoll/