[Coco] f83 for the CoCo, Update and a laundry-list of questions.
da3m0n_slay3r at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 10 09:22:13 EST 2008
Simple and elegant. It would also help to avoid the problem, at least first time around, of switching out the disk for an exact copy.
Ah the things we programmers need to do to "idiot proof" a user's experience. Most of us know not to switch out a disk with open files... but some may have a "blonde moment" about it.
-Later! -WB- -- BABIC Computer Consulting.
--- On Mon, 11/10/08, Benoit Bleau <benbleau at gmail.com> wrote:
> From: Benoit Bleau <benbleau at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Coco] f83 for the CoCo, Update and a laundry-list of questions.
> To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
> Date: Monday, November 10, 2008, 8:02 AM
> Bruce W. Calkins wrote:
> Or, you could create a zero-length file that has a serial
> number as the filename, and an unused type for the file ( S
> for serial or something similar). That way, it would not use
> any tricks that could be incompatible with an enhanced dos
> rom. You could then check for a file of type S and compare
> the name with what f83 has in memory.
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