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by polka
Wed May 03, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: text files compilation with ComputerOne FORTH
Replies: 0
Views: 981

text files compilation with ComputerOne FORTH

To the FORTH fanatics that may be interested : I finally solved the problem of my ComputerOne FORTH screen editor (not working well on too fast QL emulations - like uQLx on the raspberry PI) in the simplest way : adding a word to load text files like SuperForth. just compile (from a FORTh screen) th...
by polka
Mon Feb 06, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: QL Emulation
Topic: big display of uqlx on rPi
Replies: 3
Views: 1393

Re: big display of uqlx on rPi

hi Tobias, Concerning legibility and aspect ratio, I am satified with my solution (xzoom -mag 2 3), and I want not change the rPi resolution, because I prefer the big QL display to happen in a xwindow and be able to open other windows for rPi programs. My other problem is the control of the speed of...
by polka
Sun Feb 05, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: QL Emulation
Topic: big display of uqlx on rPi
Replies: 3
Views: 1393

big display of uqlx on rPi

Hi all ! As I am playing already for some rather long time with the Raspberry Pi (together with my QL and other emulators), I was curious to try to install Uqlx on it. It worked almost without trouble, but I was disappointed with the size of the screen/characters. But I found "my simple way&quo...
by polka
Wed Dec 30, 2015 11:11 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: SuperFORTH Editor
Replies: 16
Views: 3380

Re: SuperFORTH Editor

Are you sure the source of Reversi was included with SuperForth? It was listed on the manual, but I think only the binary was included on the disk. I have to check my DP Collection. I think Reversi was included on a different disk. Yes you are right, on the mdv reversi is a binary, but I never trie...
by polka
Wed Dec 30, 2015 1:13 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: SuperFORTH Editor
Replies: 16
Views: 3380

Re: SuperFORTH Editor

Hey ! At last, some FORTH fanatics onboard ? An opportunity for my two cents view about blocks and text files : 1024 byte blocks were invented by Chuck Moore as a way to manage from inside FORTH the primitive mass stores that they had in those times. They were kept for a long time by the FORTH commu...
by polka
Wed Nov 26, 2014 6:24 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Inactive members
Replies: 12
Views: 3914

Re: Inactive members

I cannot tell how many members never logged in, but looking at the post statistics of the member aera, it is easy to find out that 119 members never posted any message. I am still often lurking rather often into this forum but by now have less to tell about the QL because for the time being I am mor...
by polka
Tue Nov 11, 2014 4:58 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: External QL-SD
Replies: 26
Views: 7102

Re: External QL-SD

Hello,

If it's by design for the ROM port, I would be interested getting one.

I am living in France : no problem ?

Paul alias POLKa
by polka
Sat Sep 13, 2014 8:53 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Why was the QL never successful?
Replies: 38
Views: 14575

Re: Why was the QL never successful?

1024MAK wrote: A standard video signal so that existing designs of VDU ( monitors) could be used rather than people having to buy special QL compatible VDUs. I don't see an issue here ; in 1985, I bought an "Oceanic" branded VDU with a SCART input for 1V/75ohms standard RGB and Csync sign...
by polka
Mon Sep 01, 2014 12:45 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: older things
Replies: 6
Views: 2722

Re: older things

Those old kits look like something from a sci fi film set 8-) Sci-fi ? That would mean "anticipation" more than 30 years old :mrgreen: When I was a kid in the fiftees (not a kit :? ) I was a fan of the american sci-fi cartoons published by Artima (in France, I guess), and I remember well ...
by polka
Sun Aug 31, 2014 5:40 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: older things
Replies: 6
Views: 2722

Re: older things

Here is an old picture of my late SC-MP system :
SCMP.jpg

Bye, Paul