Need Rec: Book to teach about computers and BASIC at an eight year old level

Cameron Kaiser spectre at
Fri May 27 22:25:10 CDT 2016

> > > Could that actually have been for the VIC? An admittedly simple (and
> > > restrictive) high-level language coded in CBM BASIC, with like 3K of
> > > RAM? =)
> >
> > I dunno about the VIC-20, but COMPUTE! had one for the Commodore 64 which
> > overlaid on BASIC. Clever idea I thought at the time.
> Pilot for the C-64 does sound much more plausible, yes.. And likewise, I
> thought it was a very nice idea.
> But hm.. other than formatting text, don't both the VIC-20 and C-64 share
> the same CBM BASIC version? No reason that PILOT for C-64 couldn't run on
> VIC, with enough memory expansion, I'd think?

With appropriate modification for any differences in memory layout, sure,
I'd imagine so.

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