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by NormanDunbar
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Issue 6 board updates
Replies: 9
Views: 447

Re: Issue 6 board updates

Wow! Those boards look so good, it's making me want to get my soldering iron out and build one!

Who makes your boards?


Cheers,
Norm.
by NormanDunbar
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Help for New Users
Topic: QL Tinkering
Replies: 64
Views: 9614

Re: QL Tinkering

Evening all, Great so we have the start of a new chapter for the SBASIC/SuperBASIC Reference Manual on writing SuperBASIC programs for speed - now all we need is for someone to volunteer to pull it together and create the chapter... :D Well, if someone, individual or group, gets a chapter written up...
by NormanDunbar
Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QPTR examples
Replies: 5
Views: 269

Re: QPTR examples

Hi Andrew, I used to have them but I've just checked my hard drive, and they are not present. I know that they were on the original disc and on the various backups, but unfortunately, I recently found that of my many floppies, only about 10 actually worked and had to bin the lot of them. Having said...
by NormanDunbar
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Happy Birthday!
Replies: 152
Views: 54086

Re: Happy Birthday!

Hippo birdy two ewes
Hippo birdy two ewes
Hippo birdy deer ewe
Hippo birdy two ewes.
:D

Happy birthday Rob.


Cheers,
Norm.
by NormanDunbar
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: GitHub
Replies: 1
Views: 186

Re: GitHub

Github, even owned by Microsoft is fine. Admittedly plenty people have migrated to gitlab. I'm still there with my pile of repostories. And will be for some time to come. On github, you can create a release which tags up the source code as it is, then to that you add as many binaries as you like. Fo...
by NormanDunbar
Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello From France
Replies: 8
Views: 273

Re: Hello From France

Hi Dominique,

Watch out that the tiny foam pads on the microdrive cartridges have not deteriorated. If they have, and you try to use them, you may damage them with little hope of recovery.

I believe new pads are available.


Cheers,
Norm.
by NormanDunbar
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Computer/shipping/work woes...
Replies: 12
Views: 870

Re: Computer/shipping/work woes...

Dave wrote:I have returned from my Guinness World Record attempt. Yeah, we *smashed* the old world record. Was 600 miles in a jon boat, now is 2,244.5.


Well done, congratulations.

Cheers,
Norm.
by NormanDunbar
Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Metacomco ROMs - Damn, Buggery, Blast!
Replies: 2
Views: 253

Re: Metacomco ROMs - Damn, Buggery, Blast!

Thanks Rich. I thought as much, but wasn't 100% certain.


Cheers,
Norm.
by NormanDunbar
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Metacomco ROMs - Damn, Buggery, Blast!
Replies: 2
Views: 253

Metacomco ROMs - Damn, Buggery, Blast!

After getting my microdrives imaged for me recently, I finally got around to looking at Metacomco C and Pascal. So, off I went to the storage department in the garage where my QL stuff now lives. No bl00dy ROMs. Futtocks. I've searched high and low without any luck. I am depressed now. I would love ...
by NormanDunbar
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Links to QL Services and Websites
Topic: SBASIC / SuperBASIC Reference Manual Online
Replies: 22
Views: 4634

Re: SBASIC / SuperBASIC Reference Manual Online

This arrived in my inbox tonight: Hi, We wanted to make you aware that on Saturday August 18 at approximately 10:00am PDT (1:00pm EDT, 17:00 UTC), Read the Docs will be having a scheduled downtime of approximately 4 hours. During this time, we will be moving our service to our new home on Microsoft ...

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