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Berlin, Germany,
18.07.2007, 13:04

Welcome to "DOS ain't dead"! (Announce)

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I) About

This forum evolved from a standard support forum for our customers to a very popular forum for all users running DOS-compatible operating systems on 80x86-based computers. So I hereby invite you to stay a while and read/discuss any DOS-related problems. :waving:

II) Forum rules

* Please post in English!
* No registration is required to access this forum. Even guests are allowed to post after solving a little math puzzle. However regular visitors can become registered users.
* Please do not top-post! :-|
* Please do not bottom-post! :-(
* Please do inline-reply instead! :-)

III) Recommendations not only for newbies

If you want really fast responses, be sure to read the following articles first. These are available in many different languages.

* How To Ask Questions The Smart Way by Eric S. Raymond, Rick Moen
* How to Report Bugs Effectively by Simon Tatham

IV) Available categories

Please choose wisely before submitting a message! :-)

1) Announce: Announce DOS related software here
2) Users: get help for our software
3) Developers: share ideas for existing or new products
4) DOSX: discuss DOS and low-level protected-mode programming
5) Emulation: running DOS in Bochs, QEMU, VirtualBox, Virtual PC, ... (no DOS window!)
6) Miscellaneous: things that do not fit any of the other categories
7) Sandbox: play around with the my little forum software

V) BBCode tags supported

BBCode is a lightweight markup language that allows you to format messages.
BBCode tags are enclosed in square braces `[' and `]' surrounding a keyword.
So you have to replace all curly braces `{' and `}' to make those tags working in your messages.
(I'm using curly braces here to disable their parsing by the forum software.)

A short list including examples:
* {b}bolded text{/b} = bolded text
* {i}italicized text{/i} = italicized text
* {u}underlined text{/u} = underlined text
* {d}deleted text{/d} = deleted text

* {code}monospaced text{/code} = monospaced text

* {link}{/link} =
* {link=}Google{/link} = Google
* {url} same as {link}
* {url=} same as {link=}
* {msg=1}Welcome to our support forum!{/msg} = Welcome to our support forum!

* {img}img/homepage.gif{/img} = [image]

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