[Coco] Success! FOCAL lives again!
jcewy at swbell.net
Sat Dec 18 10:17:01 EST 2010
On 12/18/2010 02:23 AM, Willard Goosey wrote:
> I have the FOCAL interpeter from retroarchive.catb.org running under
Wow! This will come in really handy when um... uh. Well, it's cool,
I notice ESR has a Hunt the Wumpus game ported from BASIC to C on that
page. Maybe you could port that to FOCAL!
> This is the second time I've tried to port this code. The first got
> lost in a hard drive crash, but I was having a lot of trouble with it.
> But this time around, I had ansifront! Among other things, ansifront
> hashes all the struct and union element names so the compiler doesn't
> get confused.
> Right now, the interpeter has 3 issues:
> The ^C interupt handler doesn't work.
> Needs a real floor() function
> The directory command isn't implemented for OS-9.
> So, while I'm still hitting myself on the head with a bottle of booze,
> at least I'm doing so successfully! ;-)
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