Linked by Kroc Camen on Mon 22nd Jun 2009 12:16 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Software moves on at a break-neck pace these days--version numbers clock up ever quicker as vendors try to market their apps as the latest and greatest. Software generally ages badly, falling into a state of looking grossly out of date, lacking new functionality that we've come to depend upon as well as compatibility problems. Dear OSNews readers, what old software (5+ years) do you still use, why, and what problems do you come across in sticking with it? Read More for my own contribution to the list
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Brief
by Jonix on Mon 22nd Jun 2009 18:16 UTC
Jonix
Member since:
2007-02-14

A few seconds ago, I heard that from the Security Now podcast (episode 200) that Steve Gibson, are still using the Brief Editor to code Assembly.

It amazes me that a 20 year old DOS editor works in a modern Windows version.

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RE: Brief
by dragossh on Tue 23rd Jun 2009 07:33 in reply to "Brief"
dragossh Member since:
2008-12-16

That’s Microsoft for you. I believe they virtualize DOS though.

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