[windows2000] Fileviewer

  • From: "Sorin Srbu" <sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Windows2000 Mailing List Windows2000 Mailing List" <Windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2005 09:32:48 +0200

Hi all,

I just tried Vernon Buerg's list.com (some of you may recognise it from
the late 80s/early 90) in a dosbox as I still haven't been able to find
a good fileviewer that doesn't load the whole file into RAM (this is a
problem when the textfiles are in the 50-100MB range...), but rather
only loads the part you're actualy viewing at the time, and reads from
disk as needed.

List.com was able (in the real dos time, back in the80's) to read those
big files w/o loading the whole thing in RAM, so I thought this was
still true even if run in a dos-box in widows.

I was however disappointed that there was a 16kB size-limit...

Would anybody know if this limit is in the dos-box, or the utility




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