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C 9.5
C 10.0
C 10.6
C 11.0

Fortran 10.6
Fortran 11



Watcom C/C++ 9.5. Full name is WATCOM C/C++32 Optimizing Compiler and Tools 9.5. Includes support for the products of Utah's red boxed networking products, DOS, Windows 3.x, OS/2 2.x, Windows NT and AutoCAD ADS/ADI. Includes the following: 16 3.5" 1.44MB diskettes, Registration Card
Software License Agreement
WATCOM C/C++32 Read ME First
WATCOM C/C++32 Commonly Asked Questions and Answers
WATCOM C/C++32 Optimizing Compiler User's Guide
WATCOM C/C++ Tools User's Guide
WATCOM Linker User's Guide
Supplement to WATCOM Linker User's Guide
WATCOM C Library Reference
WATCOM C++ Class Library Reference
WATCOM C Graphics Library Reference
The C++ Programming Language
WATCOM C Language Reference


C/C++ 10.0

The 10.0a CD version is dated 9/22/94 with volume label WATCOM_C10A. CD face is labeled R01711

C/C++ 10.0 - System requirements: PC running DOS 3.3 or later, OS/2 2.x or Windows NT. 80386 or higher processor with 8MB of RAM, 16MB for NT. 15MB of free disk space. Up to 172MB depending on installation options selected. An optional extended manual set was original available for $119 and an update manual set from version 9.5 for $99. Full documentation set consists of:
Watcom C/C++ User's Guide
Watcom Graphical User's Guide
Watcom Debugger User's Guide
Watcom C++ Class Library Reference
Watcom C Language Reference
The C++ Programming Language by Bjarne Stroustrup
Watcom Tools User's Guide
Watcom Programmer's Guide
Watcom Linker User's Guide
Watcom C Library Reference

The upgrade documentation set leaves out the Watcom C Language Reference and C++ Programming Language by Bjarne Stroustrup.

- New integrated development environment hosted on Windows, OS/2 and Windows NT.
- Comprehensive suite of multi-platform development tools including debugger, browser, profiler and more.
- Professional source editor, resource editors, testing and monitoring tools hosted on Windows and Windows NT.
- Target platforms include: 16-bit: DOS, Windows 3.x, OS/2 1.x; 32bit: Extended DOS, Windows NT, Win32s, OS/2 2.x, 32-bit Windows 3.x, Novel NLM, AutoCAD ADS/ADI
- Both 16- and 32-bit compilers for C and C++, the industry's best code optimizer, faster compile times with pre-compiled headers, C++ supports templates, exception handling and the Microsoft Foundation Class library (MFC).
- Licensed components from:
Microsoft Windows 3.1 SDK, Miscrosoft Windows NT SDK,
Novel NLM SDK v4.0, IBM OS?2 Toolkit v2.1, and Miscrosoft MFC Class library
- Includes Rational System's DOS/4GW 32-bit DOS extender with royalty-free distribution
- Significantly expanded and revised on-line documentation
- And more!

System Requirements:
- IBM PC compatible running DOS v3.3 or later, OS/2 2.x or Windows NT
- 80386 or higher processor with 8 megabytes RAM; 16 megabytes for Windows NT
- CD-ROM drive (recommended); 3.5" disks available as an upgrade
- Minimum 15 megabytes of free hard disk space up to 172 megabytes (depending on installation options)

Watcom C/C++ 10.5 or 10.6 manual set. My guess is the following constitute the extended manual set for 10.5 and/or 10.6.

Watcom C/C++ User's Guide, 2nd Edition, 546 pages, ISBN 1-55094-092-9
Watcom C/C++ Programmer's Guide, 2nd Edition, 376 pages, ISBN 1-55094-093-7
Watcom C/C++ Tool User's Guide, 2nd Edition, 138 pages, ISBN 1-55094-094-5 
Watcom C++ Class Library Reference, 4th Edition, 943 pages, ISBN 1-55094-097-X
Watcom C Language Reference, 3rd Edition, 280 pages, ISBN 1-55094-095-3
Watcom C Library Reference, 36thEdition, 816 pages, ISBN 1-55094-096-1
Watcom Graphical Tools User's Guide, 2nd Edition, 448 pages, ISBN 1-55094-098-8
Watcom Linker User's Guide, 5th Edition, 290 pages, ISBN 1-55094-100-3
Watcom Debugger User's Guide, 2nd Edition, 225 pages, ISBN 1-55094-099-6
Visual Programmer User's Guide, 268 pages plus index, ISBN 1-55094-106-2
MFC Switch-It Module User's Guide, 180 pages plus index, ISBN 1-55094-107-0

Watcom C/C++ 11.0x

The following table can be used to work out what version you have:
Version, date of README.TXT file, CD Volume Label
11.0, 11/02/97 11:42am, WATCOMC_110
11.0a, 29/08/97, WATCOMC110A
11.0b 24/02/98 WATCOM_C11B

Watcom FORTRAN 77 10.6Watcom FORTRAN 77 10.6
Fortran 10.6

Watcom FORTRAN 77 11Watcom FORTRAN 77 11
Fortran 11.0

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