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by NormanDunbar
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Oh Hum, The Wiki Has Been Spammed.
Replies: 16
Views: 1856

Re: Oh Hum, The Wiki Has Been Spammed.

He is a persistent bugger. Last time, I changed his password to "You'll give up before I do!" so I suspect he'll be back soon. :D
by NormanDunbar
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Q68 Extension bus questions...
Replies: 17
Views: 1768

Re: Q68 Extension bus questions...

No! ;)
by NormanDunbar
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Oh Hum, The Wiki Has Been Spammed.
Replies: 16
Views: 1856

Re: Oh Hum, The Wiki Has Been Spammed.

After a flurry of activity from our "Toby", he went away. Hooray! :D Sadly, he came back again last night. Boo! :x I killed him! Hooray! :D :D :D :D Shortly, I expect, he'll learn that new users have to earn (or request) write access to the Wiki. But then again, that's not going to happen ...
by NormanDunbar
Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Gotek + Flashfloppy: How-to.
Replies: 5
Views: 532

Re: Gotek + Flashfloppy: How-to.

Here's an updated "How-To": ... Images can be generated using the 'qltools' utility from the qltools Github site ( https://github.com/NormanDunbar/qltools/releases ) in the following manner: ... It's best to grab releases and/or source code from the official Sinclair QL repository rather ...
by NormanDunbar
Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Miracle Systems FLP size determining algorithm known?
Replies: 17
Views: 793

Re: Miracle Systems FLP size determining algorithm known?

You can create a blank ED image with qltools - https://github.com/NormanDunbar/qltools/releases Ok, I updated the SinclairQL repository for QLTools this morning and merged in all my latest changes. This repository is now at 2.15.5 levels. I've created a new release under the following URL: https://...
by NormanDunbar
Sat Oct 26, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Bad Apple demos
Replies: 62
Views: 3204

Re: Bad Apple demos

I think you should be telling us a lot more about your AY equipped QL too :ugeek: Yes please! In fact, isn't it difficult to get hold of AY-3-8910 these days? I built a sound effects card using one of these, many yearsgo. From a magazine called Hobby Electronics I think. (Or, Everyday Electronics, ...
by NormanDunbar
Thu Oct 24, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello from W. Yorks
Replies: 12
Views: 754

Re: Hello from W. Yorks

One of my favourites too. Plus, I knew what the dragon was working up to becoming as soon as I read that he was a "whittle".

Cheers,
Norm.
by NormanDunbar
Wed Oct 23, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello from W. Yorks
Replies: 12
Views: 754

Re: Hello from W. Yorks

ajb wrote:Crivens! Discovered!


Now you are using Scottish words, like I do when I'm back home in Elgin. I detect an exiled Scot or a Terry Pratchett fan - I think. ;)

I'm both.

Cheers,
Norm.
by NormanDunbar
Wed Oct 23, 2019 5:17 am
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello from W. Yorks
Replies: 12
Views: 754

Re: Hello from W. Yorks

Welcome AJB from West Yorkshire. Now, I'm not suspicious, but ...

My wife is from West Yorkshire, Bradford to be exact.
Her initials are (were) AJB - hmmm.

She never mentioned that she coded in Forth etc, I shall be having words! ;)

Cheers,
Norm.
by NormanDunbar
Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Miracle Systems FLP size determining algorithm known?
Replies: 17
Views: 793

Re: Miracle Systems FLP size determining algorithm known?

You can create a blank ED image with qltools - https://github.com/NormanDunbar/qltools/releases

HTH

Cheers,
Norm.