Reading and writing 'legacy' file formats

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Repton
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Reading and writing 'legacy' file formats

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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.

RichardRussell
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Re: Reading and writing 'legacy' file formats

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Repton wrote:
Thu 30 Jul 2020, 18:21
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.
Do you mean file formats or disk formats? Your question refers to the former, but the linked article talks about the latter.
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Repton
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Re: Reading and writing 'legacy' file formats

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

Both

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Re: Reading and writing 'legacy' file formats

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Repton wrote:
Fri 31 Jul 2020, 20:18
Both
In that case the answer is 'yes and no'.
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Repton
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Re: Reading and writing 'legacy' file formats

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Why can't cant disk formats be read written to?

DDRM
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Re: Reading and writing 'legacy' file formats

Post by DDRM »

Hi Repton,

I think that is dealt with by the drive itself and the operating system.

Best wishes,

D