[Coco] Assembler question
gheskett at wdtv.com
Sun Aug 28 19:35:45 EDT 2011
On Sunday, August 28, 2011 07:28:03 PM Helio Emery Jr. did opine:
> Actually I didn't know any differences in replying a message changing
> the subject or start a new message. It apears in my e-mail as the same.
> I always done this way in any list or message I write.
It may look the same to you, but most email agents can 'thread' the
messages, and they do not use the subject line precisely because it is so
easily changed, but I believe the MessageID header line contains the
Starting a new message, if you are not replying to an existing message
which continues the thread, will start a new thread, making the whole group
of messages discussing your given subject, very easy to follow because the
thread then will start with the original poster's (your) question.
> But I'll do what you say...
> I know that decades have passed since most people (including me) have
> done soch beginners things like that in an ancient OS/language. But
> that is preciselly why I'm doing that.
> To re-learn the basics...
> Anyway, thaks for trying to help.
> > From: SFischer1 at Mindspring.com
> > To: coco at maltedmedia.com
> > Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2011 15:21:46 -0700
> > Subject: Re: [Coco] Assembler question
> > Hi,
> > First, please start a new message, do NOT click reply and change the
> > Subject:
> > It took me a bunch of digging to find your original post and discover
> > that you are using
> > OS-9 Level-I
> > Not Level-II which most of us are using on the CoCo 3. (Actually
> > NitrOS-9)
> > So please disregard my post as it is for Level-II.
> > As to what you are doing, it is decades since many of us did anything
> > like what you are trying to do.
> > I think that I can find my Level-I manuals but hopefully someone else
> > has a better memory for OS-9 Level-I stuff.
> > SHF
> > "Helio Emery Jr." <helioemery-PkbjNfxxIARBDgjK7y7TUQ at public.gmane.org>
> > wrote in message news:BAY169-W3406B6AC05976082E00092CE150 at phx.gbl...
> > > Ok, so using either calls should guarantee the video going to
> > > graphics mode, but it doesn't...
> > > Right now, this is the only way I know of changing from character
> > > mode to graphics mode in OS-9.
> > > Anybody knows any other way?
> > >
> > > The strange thing is that it works in C (but need to flush the
> > > buffer), and using DISPLAY directly from the OS-9 shell, but isn't
> > > working in Assembler.
> > >
> > > Any ideas?
> > > Thanks,
> > > Helio
> > >
> > >> To: coco-uNHYcr1XS/wmlAP/+Wk3EA at public.gmane.org
> > >> From: tlindner-wW8U5Peo71pAfugRpC6u6w at public.gmane.org
> > >> Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2011 14:08:48 -0700
> > >> Subject: Re: [Coco] Assembler question
> > >>
> > >> Helio Emery Jr.
> > >> <helioemery-PkbjNfxxIARBDgjK7y7TUQ at public.gmane.org>
> > >>
> > >> wrote:
> > >> > At this point, the only thing I can think off is flushing the
> > >> > stdout buffer.
> > >> >
> > >> > Do you know how to do this?
> > >>
> > >> The kernel calls I$Write and I$WriteLn don't buffer output.
> > >>
> > >> The C standard library (stdio) is what does the buffering in that
> > >> language.
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