} According to tech release MSOR45669-02, the Oracle is indeed compatible
} with Microsoft Oracle '97. To be exact, MS Oracle '97 is compatible
} with yours truly.
} Please note the following:
} MS Oracle '97 requires 24 mb of free memory to run. 32 recommended.
} MS Oracle '97 requires 100 mb of disk space for the basic install.
} Please note that the basic install can only answer "yes" or "no".
} For the full version, you will need at least 250 mb of disk space.
} Known incompatibilities:
} -Systems without MMX have been known to crash when MS Oracle '97 is
} asked a question containing the words "wood" or "chuck"
} -Systems with MMX have been known to spontaneously combust.
} -MS Oracle '97 currently is unable to handle questions containing the
} following characters: !, @, #, $, %, ^, &, *, <, >, and e.
} -MS Oracle '97 has been said to erase Linux or OS/2 if found on the
} Microsoft tech support also recommends that you reinstall Oracle '97
} every other day. It is also recommended to reinstall Windows at least
} once a week.
} What you can expect in the next version:
} * Support for special characters
} * Full integration with the operating system, the internet, and your
} For the moment, although MS Oracle '97 looks to be able to handle
} regular Oracle questions, for stability reasons, you might as well
} stick with the current Oracle.
} You owe the Oracle a round-trip ticket to Redmond, WA.