[Coco] File comparison utility
sblunt at agsecorp.com
Mon Jun 28 17:09:10 EDT 2004
That is a great suggestion - I think all the stuff that is in question are
basic programs. My problems was that I haven't looked at them for 15+ years.
It is possible that I made duplicate copies on cassette because of the high
risk of such a media.
I will try the ascii trick. Thanks.
> -----Original Message-----
> > Going through my tapes I have found that I saved several
> versions but
> > now I have no clue which was the latest. Does anyone have a file
> > comparison utility?
> Basic or Binary? I don't have such a utility (that I know of)
> but if it's basic I'd save each version as ASCII, transfer to
> PC (or Mac) and compare there. Once you look at the code, you
> may remember the last thing you worked on and be able to pick
> out the latest version.
> Hindsight's 20/20, so...
> I've been putting a REM at the beginning with a DATE and Rev.
> letter. Periodically I'll backup the file to two places, then
> immediately increment the revision letter on the copy I'm
> editing. Each new day the letter goes back to A. This has
> been a lifesaver for Color FOG, which consists of seven
> unique Basic modules which I might modify on a real CoCo,
> emulated CoCo or in a text editor on the PC.
> Good luck,
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