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by mk79
Thu Jan 28, 2021 8:19 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: TURBO'd app that hangs the QL on termination...
Replies: 44
Views: 8201

Re: TURBO'd app that hangs the QL on termination...

tofro wrote:BTW:
Heh, same thought in parallel :-)
by mk79
Thu Jan 28, 2021 8:18 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: TURBO'd app that hangs the QL on termination...
Replies: 44
Views: 8201

Re: TURBO'd app that hangs the QL on termination...

Just one note, the timer extension, as-is, is not suited to be included into jobs because the system will crash if the job does not issue T_OFF before the job is exited or terminated (RJOB etc). It's relatively easy to fix this using a trick I learned from the Hotkey system. If anybody is curious, I...
by mk79
Wed Jan 27, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: New Pointer Environment
Replies: 11
Views: 504

Re: New Pointer Environment

Factually the overhead is exactly 236 bytes for wman OK, that's actually less than I had remembered, certainly not a problem for SMSQ/E, sorry! My main issue here was telling that it's available and asking if somebody maybe has a usage for it in mind. I just have to occasionally test things on a 64...
by mk79
Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: New Pointer Environment
Replies: 11
Views: 504

Re: New Pointer Environment

Just my dislike as a software person for writing values into other tasks data structures directly :-D I feel your pain and QPC never did this for that reason, writing into structures is always done on the 68k side of things. But then it's basically impossible for the offsets to ever change, so &quo...
by mk79
Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:28 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: EDLINE$ - DIY Toolkit
Replies: 5
Views: 195

Re: EDLINE$ - DIY Toolkit

Andrew wrote:Edline_code doesn't work with Minerva or SMSQE
Edline_minerva_code I presume it doesn't work with any other ROMS except Minerva and SMSQ/E
I'm pretty sure your presumption is wrong, so the question is moot ;) It's only called this way because it was a rewrite from Lau. It should work on all OSes.
by mk79
Mon Jan 25, 2021 10:01 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: New Pointer Environment
Replies: 11
Views: 504

Re: New Pointer Environment

XorA wrote:I guess I should think about adding some mouse support to sQLux (currently it pokes value into memory)
If it works for you, why change. QEmuLator basically does the same, just that it‘s triggered from within a QDOS polled task.
by mk79
Mon Jan 25, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: The Grand Tour of Sinclair QL - Planet m68k evening chat Friday Jan 22nd 2021
Replies: 1
Views: 82

Re: The Grand Tour of Sinclair QL - Planet m68k evening chat Friday Jan 22nd 2021

Hi Urs!

I have watched it now, I think you did pretty well covering the main points and making a good impression :-) And of course the collection itself is pretty awe inspiring anyway...

Cheers, Marcel
by mk79
Mon Jan 25, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Today I Received...
Replies: 364
Views: 44101

Re: Today I Received...

OK, ordered :-) Expensive shipping, but my young one is driving me insane with horse-based card games, it's worth a try...
by mk79
Mon Jan 25, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Today I Received...
Replies: 364
Views: 44101

Re: Today I Received...

Ooooh, how cool! Want [emoji7]
by mk79
Mon Jan 25, 2021 9:33 am
Forum: QL Emulation
Topic: Psion Chess under uQLx
Replies: 13
Views: 2111

Re: Psion Chess under uQLx

One of the original PSION employees shared a story about QL chess, might be interesting to some: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/psion-stories-4-chess-huw-barnes