68K ISA project

Tony Duell ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Thu Jul 15 14:27:46 CDT 2010


> > > The 9000/200 machines that I've worked on are very solid (and you'd 
> > > expect from HP), you can run either HP technical BASIC (which does 
> > > allow you to run short machine code routines), or Pascal (which is 
> > > based on UCSD Pascal, and IIRC includes an assembler)
> > >    
> > I thought those ran Rocky Mountain BASIC, which was not the 
> > same thing as Technical BASIC.  However, I'm no expert on the 
> > 9000 series, so perhaps I'm wrong.
> > 
> > Eric
> > 
> 
> The 9000 / 200 and 300 series run RMB,  but it's very technical and
> structured.

OK, right, thanks...

It's one of the nicest BASICs I know (Acorn's BBC BASIC and Microware's 
BASIC09 are also nice :-)), in that it is very well structured..

Have you realised how to do PEEK, POKE and CALL yet? It's not obvious, 
but it is in the manuals...

-tony




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