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by Repton
Sat 01 Aug 2020, 17:32
Forum: Database and Files
Topic: Reading and writing 'legacy' file formats
Replies: 5
Views: 243

Re: Reading and writing 'legacy' file formats

Why can't cant disk formats be read written to?
by Repton
Fri 31 Jul 2020, 20:18
Forum: Database and Files
Topic: Reading and writing 'legacy' file formats
Replies: 5
Views: 243

Re: Reading and writing 'legacy' file formats

'Do you mean file formats or disk formats? Your question refers to the former, but the linked article talks about the latter.'

Both
by Repton
Thu 30 Jul 2020, 22:32
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Self aware computers project - written in BBC Basic, help needed!
Replies: 98
Views: 22052

Re: Self aware computers project - written in BBC Basic, help needed!

Humans are expected to act like computers with no emotions.
It shouldn't be that difficult to program one that responds to posts on this forum.
by Repton
Thu 30 Jul 2020, 18:21
Forum: Database and Files
Topic: Reading and writing 'legacy' file formats
Replies: 5
Views: 243

Reading and writing 'legacy' file formats

Is there a way to read or write to legacy file formats? Such as what BBC micro or c64 used?

http://www.root.org/~nate/c64/x1541.html show legacy drive connecting to pc.
by Repton
Thu 30 Jul 2020, 18:09
Forum: Database and Files
Topic: Reading and writing 'legacy' file formats
Replies: 0
Views: 58

Reading and writing 'legacy' file formats

Is there a way to read or write to legacy file formats? Such as what BBC micro or c64 used?

http://www.root.org/~nate/c64/x1541.html show legacy drive connecting to pc.
by Repton
Thu 30 Jul 2020, 12:12
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Number of active BBC BASIC users
Replies: 15
Views: 1575

Re: Number of active BBC BASIC users

There is Abug meeting happening this weekend. Would It be possible to code a BBC micro emulator using BBC Basic?
by Repton
Wed 29 Jul 2020, 22:51
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Number of active BBC BASIC users
Replies: 15
Views: 1575

Re: Number of active BBC BASIC users

What about the Windows version the one that the licence is paid for? How ill that be supported and updated? If programs were just the actual bbc basic language i one thing but there is code out there that calls the native windows or uses directx Its a bit unclear what your business model was is. For...
by Repton
Wed 29 Jul 2020, 08:53
Forum: Support and Promote
Topic: Seeking text-only demo programs
Replies: 10
Views: 1818

Re: Seeking text-only demo programs

'But the licensing terms would have to be studied carefully, and PacMan clones often raise tricky IPR issues. ' Acorns released Snapper and planetoiad back in the day and all jeff minter games were unlicensed arcade clone It also didn't stop Bill Gates lifting WiMp from xerox. In any case saying you...
by Repton
Wed 29 Jul 2020, 08:47
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Number of active BBC BASIC users
Replies: 15
Views: 1575

Re: Number of active BBC BASIC users

Er Richard with lots of respect . You have created a product that has actually grown beyond that of its creator. I paid for a BBCW licence which I use used. I have already raised the issue regarding the future of the BBCW code base in many ways preempting what you are saying here. What should happen...
by Repton
Sat 25 Jul 2020, 15:26
Forum: Support and Promote
Topic: Seeking text-only demo programs
Replies: 10
Views: 1818

Re: Seeking text-only demo programs

if you look you find

These are example for potential conversion https://www.roskakori.at/ascii/