WANTED: someone to transfer IBM 5110 BASIC programs to modern PC
cisin at xenosoft.com
Mon Dec 1 16:00:57 CST 2008
On Mon, 1 Dec 2008, Jim Battle wrote:
> how many programs do you need to convert? if it is more than one, probably the best bet
> is this:
> read the disks using a modern PC equipped with 8" drives, capturing the disk image with
> Dave Dunfield's IMD program. Then write a program on the PC which understands the disk
> and file structure, dumping out the program listing.
Similarly, if the 5110 is in good working order, you could install a 1.2M
5.25" drive on it, copy the files, and then extract them at your leisure
on an AT.
serial port transfer
Are those BASIC files stored as plain text, or are they tokenized?
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