I attach an email correspondence I had with Joachim van der Auwera back in 2013 about the status of the other ProWess programs.

You will see that he stated that they were all made open source so any missing programs from the suite can be sent to Dilwyn for uploading to his website!



-------- Forwarded Message --------
Subject:        Re: Sinclair QL Software
Date:   Fri, 01 Nov 2013 11:56:33 +0000
From:   RWAP Software <sa...@rwapsoftware.co.uk>
To:     Joachim Van der Auwera <>

Hi Joachim,

The released versions of software I seem to be missing is:


I know according to the site, there is supposedly stuff on
ftp://triathlon98.com/pub/ProWesS (anonymous login), but I can't access it!


On 31/10/2013 20:58, Joachim Van der Auwera wrote:
I is all (and has been) open source (GPL IIRC) for a long time.
Unfortunately though, I am unsure whether I still have sources (other than what is on the site) in a recoverable way. It seems the backup disks I have are next to useless because my IOmega ZIP drive no longer functions. ZIP disks have been sent to Urs König who is trying to recover them.

Kind regards,

On 10/31/2013 01:20 PM, RWAP Software wrote:
Hi Joachim,

I hope you are keeping well.

i know that ProWesS was released into the public domain some time ago, but it is not clear what the position is regarding your other software:


Whilst the sources are provided for things such as the DataDesign BASIC engine, the actual compiled version is not available on your site.

I was wondering if all of these are now public domain, or whether you wish to retain them as commercial programs?

Certainly it would make sense to offer the download of the BASIC engine for DataDesign....

Kind Regards

Rich Mellor
RWAP Software
Specialist Retro Computer Dealer


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