DOS Frotz testing request

Geoff Oltmans oltmansg at
Tue May 19 06:38:22 CDT 2015

This was mainly a fun project using one of our products at work as a mental exercise. It never actually shipped in production code. It was for a DSLAM (used to provide DSL internet service).


On May 19, 2015, at 1:51 AM, dave at wrote:

> On Mon, 18 May 2015, Geoff Oltmans wrote:
>> On May 18, 2015, at 6:11 PM, Peter Coghlan wrote:
>>> I'd say extremely portable is a valid description.  It's also extremely easy
>>> to build.
>> Indeed. It's been several years, but I tinkered with an after-hours project to embed Frotz in one of our products at work. It was very simple I had it working fairly well running Zork in short order with a few minor modifications.
> What was this product?  How did Frotz appear in it?
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