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Mice and mouse queues...

Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:48 pm
by mk79
Peter wrote:How can non-SMSQ/E pointer environment run on Atari?

http://qlwiki.qlforum.co.uk/doku.php?id=qlwiki:stql_emulator
There were QL emulators for Atari long before the development of SMSQ/E. I'd even venture the guess that SMS2 and subsequently SMSQ/E were developed on an Atari.

Re: Mice and mouse queues...

Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:15 pm
by Peter
mk79 wrote:
Peter wrote:How can non-SMSQ/E pointer environment run on Atari?

http://qlwiki.qlforum.co.uk/doku.php?id=qlwiki:stql_emulator
There were QL emulators for Atari long before the development of SMSQ/E. I'd even venture the guess that SMS2 and subsequently SMSQ/E were developed on an Atari.

...which may explain why Tony Tebby used the Atari partition scheme for IDE harddisks on the Q40, although the PC partition scheme was just as simple, und more widely used.