[Coco] Re: philosphical ... discussions
chazbeenhad at hotmail.com
Thu Oct 7 08:30:15 EDT 2004
In some ways even converting some older software to run under OS-9 would
take advantage of the newer hardware.
Actualy it would be interesting to see if OS-9 could handle a game like
Zenix, or any of Nicks CoCo3 games.
"Roger Taylor" <rtaylor at bayou.com> wrote in
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> At 10:20 PM 10/6/2004, you wrote:
> >On Wed, 2004-10-06 at 19:07, Roger Taylor wrote:
> > > Today, we're seeing a lot of new gadgets to add on, but hardly any
> > software
> > > to use that hardware. This is why I think CoCo authors should try
> > Portal-9
> > > to see how easy it can be to develop for the CoCo from a more modern
> > > computer just like the hardware designers are using modern tools to
> > develop
> > > all these neat CoCo gadgets. After all, hardware is nothing without
> > software.
> >I guess the important questions are:
> >a) What is needed... there's a lot of old stuff that's perfectly usable.
> >What's missing?
> >b) Who is ready to volunteer?
> What's missing is new Disk BASIC software that can take advantage of the
> new hardware and memory expansions.
> Roger Taylor
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