It's BASIC Week again!
echristopherson at gmail.com
Sun Sep 13 15:07:18 CDT 2015
On Sun, Sep 13, 2015, Dave G4UGM wrote:
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> > Subject: Re: It's BASIC Week again!
> > On 09/13/2015 11:39 AM, Eric Smith wrote:
> > > I know that this is for fun, and I don't need either reddit gold nor
> > > stickers, but the winners being chosen randomly seriously dampens my
> > > enthusiasm for participating.
> > Well, participating in such an event for the fun of it might be interesting, but
> > to be perfectly frank, I don't know what one calls "BASIC" anymore.
> Isn't that a Retro Question ? I seem to remember it being asked about GFA basic ..
> > Can you run "Visual BASIC" on, say, a PDP-8?
> I doubt it, but Visual Basic covers a multitude of sins. There was a VB for DOS .... and 6 versions for Windows before we switched to VB.NET
> .. but the competition requires sprites so you would need something special... and I think its DOS based on a PC ...
It doesn't require sprites. It specifies that even character graphics
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