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    IBM Classic Newsgroup

    Sorry to say Erik, I don't quite go for the WWW message groups!

    I'll just keep using comp.sys.ibm.classic & post updates there if I continue
    to write CP/M-86 software!

    Regards,
    CP/M User

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    Re: IBM Classic Newsgroup

    Originally posted by CP/M User
    I'll just keep using comp.sys.ibm.classic & post updates there if I continue
    to write CP/M-86 software!
    I can understand that. Everyone has their own preferences. Hopefully you'll consider cross-posting some of your more interesting stuff here. You should be able to address a wider audiance using both forums instead of just one.

    Best regards!

    Erik
    The Vintage Computer and Gaming Marketplace
    The Vintage Computer

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      #3
      Re: IBM Classic Newsgroup

      Erik Wrote in Message:

      > I can understand that. Everyone has their own preferences.
      > Hopefully you'll consider cross-posting some of your more
      > interesting stuff here. You should be able to address a wider
      > audiance using both forums instead of just one.

      Well I don't know if Turbo Pascal source code is relevant in
      here?

      I was thinking of maybe occasionally find some old BASICA/
      GWBASIC program, re-writing it to Turbo Pascal & maybe
      posting it. There's lots of them out there, it just needs to be
      done so that CP/M can run it!

      Regards,
      CP/M User.
      Generic and Amstrad CPC based Programs written in Turbo Pascal 3

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        Re: IBM Classic Newsgroup

        Originally posted by CP/M User
        Well I don't know if Turbo Pascal source code is relevant in
        here?

        I was thinking of maybe occasionally find some old BASICA/
        GWBASIC program, re-writing it to Turbo Pascal & maybe
        posting it. There's lots of them out there, it just needs to be
        done so that CP/M can run it!
        I don't see why Turbo-Pascal wouldn't be appropriate. It certainly falls under the heading of "vintage programming" and I'm sure there are others out there who have worked in that environment, even if they might not still be using it.

        I know there would be an interest in older BASIC programs. I still need to get back to a project I was tinkering with: I've got a ton of old CP/M Users Group floppies that I need to transfer the programs from. Once I do I can post some of the more manageable ones here and put the larger ones on my site itself.

        Erik
        The Vintage Computer and Gaming Marketplace
        The Vintage Computer

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          #5
          Re: IBM Classic Newsgroup

          "Erik" wrote in message:

          > > Well I don't know if Turbo Pascal source code is relevant in
          > > here?

          > > I was thinking of maybe occasionally find some old BASICA/
          > > GWBASIC program, re-writing it to Turbo Pascal & maybe
          > > posting it. There's lots of them out there, it just needs to be
          > > done so that CP/M can run it! [/quote]

          > I don't see why Turbo-Pascal wouldn't be appropriate. It certainly
          > falls under the heading of "vintage programming" and I'm sure
          > there are others out there who have worked in that environment,
          > even if they might not still be using it.

          > I know there would be an interest in older BASIC programs. I still
          > need to get back to a project I was tinkering with: I've got a ton of
          > old CP/M Users Group floppies that I need to transfer the programs
          > from. Once I do I can post some of the more manageable ones
          > here and put the larger ones on my site itself.

          That sounds interesting!

          Some of people in comp.os.cpm maybe interested in that. Occasionally,
          I find some sites which has fairly early IBM BASIC stuff/programs. So
          there's some interesting stuff out there, it's just a matter of finding
          it.

          Regards.
          Generic and Amstrad CPC based Programs written in Turbo Pascal 3

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