[Coco] Super IDE vs. Drive Pak
random.rodder at gmail.com
Tue Nov 15 20:55:52 EST 2011
On 11/15/2011 8:41 PM, Aaron Wolfe wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 8:35 PM, Brian Blake<random.rodder at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 11/15/2011 8:24 PM, Mark Ormond wrote:
>>> Which is easier to use (not to setup?)
>> That's purely subjective and dependent on the person using it; I use the
>> DrivePak more because I'm in RSDOS far more than I'm in NitrOS-9.
>> But it also starts getting into the comparisons of CoCoNet vs. HDB-DOS.
>> There are some things that CoCoNet does not do well yet; an example would be
>> using multi-disk games or apps since there's no way to change the disk AFAIK
>> (Roger may be working on addressing this, I don't know). Aaron's DW4 server
>> is excellent in this capacity as it makes it really easy to change disk
>> images, as well as add lots of functionality.
> thanks! :)
> did coconet ever add a GUI so you can change disks on the PC? Back
> when I used it, the only way to change disks was via typing in long
> commands, even in BASIC. However I think there was something in the
> works to make that easier. As you mentioned, changing disks is very
> simple in DriveWire whether in basic or in OS9, dw3 or dw4... you just
> choose the file for the image using the traditional File, Open type of
> GUI dialog. You can also type in commands to do that kind of thing
> from the PC or from the CoCo in OS9 or CoCoboot, but not BASIC (yet?).
No GUI yet, think he's working on one. Haven't really talked to Roger
since I tested the CoCoNet speed-up version. Got way too many projects
brewing right now...
I can't wait to dig back into DW4. Been missing me some CoCo-midi, lol
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