[Coco] DECB FAT question
goosey at virgo.sdc.org
Wed Jan 17 02:11:37 EST 2007
>From: "Bob Devries" <devries.bob at gmail.com>
>Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 18:47:08 +1000
>I believe that Disk Basic will honour those allocated sectors.
I haven't tested things exhaustively, but it seemed like Disk BASIC
itself was OK.
>The only exception that I'm aware of would be the LOGO programme,
>which didn't use any disk structure at all, and merely used the first
>quarter to half of the disk. Graphicaom also used no disk structure
>in a similar way, but I believe that it checked to see if the disk
>was empty first (I could be wrong, it has been a long time...)
Ahh! I've never seen LOGO, I didn't know it did that.
>Hope it helps
I does. Sounds like the only programs likely to ignore the fact that
those granules are marked used are a handful of programs already known
for their habit of wiping out disks. ;-)
Willard Goosey goosey at sdc.org
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