[Coco] rom basics

Neil Morrison neilsmorr at hotpop.com
Wed Jun 16 13:22:23 EDT 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kevin Diggs" <kevdig at hypersurf.com>

> But I personally consider coco basic to be ... bad. The lack of
> integer variables on a .89 MHz computer was, in my opinion, a big
> gaffe. Did any other similar machine have integer variables?

It was a practical, functional system, not meant for business or science.

> Anyone know anthing about the TI 99/4a? This was a 64k
> REAL 16-bit system. There are a bunch of them on EBay.

Avoid it. Your life will be much more pleasant. It's a horribly 'locked'
system, designed to keep owners out. I own one - and regret it.


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