[Ql-Users] QL/E v3.21 is out now!

2021-12-31 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Hi QLers, as the final of a bombatic 2 months firework which brought us new releases of QPC2, SMSQmulator, SMSQ/E, QemuLator and sQLux, here's the Distribution which include all free ones! QL/E v3.21 (Codename "Circle of Life", 2021 edition) is out now! Details about it, Download & More as

Re: [Ql-Users] More Knoware

2021-12-12 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
What a repository of nice and handy things! Great work Per. I'm working on the next release of QL/E and just yesterday, integrated Q2S, to be loaded as default on non-SMSQ systems. Cheers, Urs QL forever! http://www.sinclairql.net/ - Go and get THE DISTRIBUTION & QL/E!

Re: [Ql-Users] Knoware

2021-11-22 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Per wrote: > Thereve been some changes to Knoware since the last announced update. Wow, many 2021 updates. A lot to explore in the cold winter times. Keep on doing the good work and keep Knoware alive! I did little QL in summer/autumn due to both family and work reasons, but recently started

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 v5.01

2021-11-01 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Marcel wrote: > In the wake of SMSQ/E 3.38 I can also finally release QPC2v5.01. Thank you for this! I call this a Halloween release weekend! Due to 1) holiday today and 2) a rainy day, I already integrated all the new releases into QL/E or at least had a quick view at them. Some minor findings

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.38

2021-10-31 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Wolfgang wrote: > SMSQE 3.38 is out now. That's great news! Thank you for the great work and support. My QL season starts Oct 31 every year, so that's a perfect match! Speaking of Oct 31, way back in 2009 we had the great "QL & Mac are 25" international event at the Conference Center of the

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 v5 released

2021-01-24 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
What a QL weekend! In sequence, that's was highlight number four... Marcel wrote: > QPC1 went on sale in 1996, almost 25 years ago. Talk about commitment! Yes, that's commitment & dependability! Thumbs Up! > It's become sort of a tradition to make QPC2 releases on the birthday > of my daughter:

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQmulator 2.30

2021-01-24 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
What a QL weekend! In sequence, that's was highlight number three... Wolfgang wrote: > Hot on the heels of SMSQE 3.37, SMSQmulator 2.30 is out now. Great news! Thank you for making it possible to run QL software almost everywhere thanks to the Java implementation of a virtual QL machine. Can't

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.37

2021-01-24 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
What a QL weekend! In sequence, that's was highlight number two... Wolfgang wrote: > SMSQE 3.37 is available on my site now. Great news! Thank you for keeping it growing. Can't wait to explore the diffs and try it out with both QL/E and Black Phoenix on all my QL platforms. And not a bad

Re: [Ql-Users] Fw: Next friday m68k chat: Sinclair QL and Alpha Micro Machines

2021-01-24 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
What a QL weekend! In sequence, here's highlight number one... John wrote: > Urs will be presenting to the M68k group.I figured some may want to turn up > as the show is pretty good! Thank you very much John for your interest and support. Yes, that happened Friday night and was such a great

Re: [Ql-Users] QL/E v3.20 is out!

2021-01-07 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Simon wrote: > Thank You Ever So Much Urs for QLE 3.20 it is Very Very Good how easy to > put My Bought bought software on to it and the now QCP and QcCoCo can > you please Help OK Thank's Urs Thank you for your feedback on QL/E! http://sinclairql.net/repository.html#QLE Yes I know, QCoCo and

[Ql-Users] QL/E v3.20 is out!

2020-12-31 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Hi QLers, QL/E v3.20 (Codename "Take a breath", 2020 edition) is out now! It is by far the best QL/E ever! Download as usual from the sinclairql.net website. I wish you all a Happy and Healthy New Year 2021! Cheers, Urs Von meinem iPhone gesendet

Re: [Ql-Users] QD vB.07

2020-08-08 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Marcel wrote: > I uploaded a new QD version to https://www.kilgus.net/smsqe/qd/. Great news! Thank you for that and all the other QL stuff you do! QL forever! QLers, enjoy the summer and stay healthy! Best wishes, Urs (off for a week in the Alps) http://sinclairql.net/about_urs.html

[Ql-Users] Sinclair QL Design and Production Review by a CTO...

2020-08-01 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Hi QLers, Yes, I'm still enjoying the Sinclair hobby. Just last week I took a bunch of QLs to the office, where we are currently having a design and production review of our top-seller product, an AIO POS-PC with Touch-Screen. In the kick-off session I used those QLs to give my team a bold view

[Ql-Users] Brand-new QL-VGA first usage, updated QL-SD (v1.09)

2020-07-17 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Hi QLers, I did almost not do anything QL related recently, but yesterday - after a chat with Marcel Kilgus - I took the afternoon off and went to my Lake Valley (Retro) Labs to do some QL tinkering. Here's the result: https://youtu.be/4WD-bsS_zDo Links to Marcel's QL blog entries regarding

Re: [Ql-Users] QUANTA

2020-04-21 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Simon wrote: > FREE Now Thanks Simon for pointing this to us. My membership somehow ran out end of 2017! And I missed to renew back then. I did now rejoin using the webform. QL forever! Best wishes to all QLers and stay healthy! Urs ___ QL-Users

Re: [Ql-Users] 15th Sinclair QL Italian meeting goes virtual

2020-04-05 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Ciao a tutti, Davide wrote: > Due to Covid emergency the 15th QL Italian will not take place, but we will > virtually meet at 11:00 for some QL chats. Marcel wrote: > I'll be there, at least for the first hour or so. Me too. Stay healthy! Urs ___

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-VGA

2020-01-08 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Norman wrote: > I'm still here Marcel. ;-) So am I. :-) > I'll never have a facebook account. But I do use the Forum. Same as me. I like to see at least major posts here on the QL-Users mailing list. QL forever! Cheers, Urs http://www.sinclairql.net/ - Go and get THE DISTRIBUTION & QL/E!

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-VGA

2020-01-08 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Great project Marcel! I like the design decision to use a widely-available cheap platform. Seeking for testers? I would jump in with my various QLs and multiple VGA monitors. Looking forward to see this thing become available for the QL community. QL forever! Best wishes, Urs

Re: [Ql-Users] THE DISTRIBUTION - Word is out!

2019-12-22 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
4th Advent today, brings 4th (re-)release of either THE DISTRIBUTION or QL/E this winter! Today sees the release of THE DISTRIBUTION RELOADED! 2019 (latest v3.05) QL-SD, MIST & Q68 (QL) edition. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eg6wGxcD3TA Download it here:

Re: [Ql-Users] THE DISTRIBUTION - Word is out!

2019-12-22 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
François wrote: > Thank you. My pleasure! And there's more to come. Have a Merry Christmas. ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] THE DISTRIBUTION - Word is out!

2019-12-22 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Simon wrote: > Thank You Urs for all your Hard Work that you Do 10 out of 10 Thank you Simon for your support. Have a Merry Christmas. ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] THE DISTRIBUTION - Word is out!

2019-12-15 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Hi QLers, 3rd Advent today, brings 3rd (re-)release of either THE DISTRIBUTION or QL/E this winter! Today sees the release of THE DISTRIBUTION RELOADED! 2019 (latest v3.05) Raspberry Pi (RP) edition. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzar2Az0dd4 Download it here:

[Ql-Users] Oldest QL around?!

2019-12-12 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Currently there's one of the earliest QLs ever built for sale on ebay (item 283703938454, bidding starts at GBP 150; BTW: I'm not the seller, nor related to him, nor will I bid for it*.). The QL on auction has serial number D02-001058. This is a damn early serial number, looks like the oldest QL

Re: [Ql-Users] QL/E version 3.19 (Edition 1904, Codename "On the move", last updated 28.04.2019) is out!

2019-12-12 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
I write: > It took me over 7 months to complete work on > this release of QL/E. This time quite a huge > change and so I hope, a vast improvement. And it took me another 7 months to find time and patience to create a QUBATA partition on a Compact Flash (CF) card with Tetroid Disk Interface (TDI).

Re: [Ql-Users] PNG <-> SPR

2019-12-12 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Giorgio wrote: > It's good news :-) I look forward to the Christmas present :-) Speaking of PNG and SPR, I also have a wish list. :-) Marcel's PNGConv.exe misses support for Colour Mode 4 (GD2), equal to QL MODE 4. Wolfgang's SMSQESprites.jar misses multiple file processing and RLE support.

Re: [Ql-Users] THE DISTRIBUTION - Word is out!

2019-12-01 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Simon wrote: > Thank You Urs for all your Hard Work that you Do 10 out of 10 It's a pleasure. :-) ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] THE DISTRIBUTION - Word is out!

2019-11-28 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Hi QLers, well over 1000 copies of THE DISTRIBUTION have been downloaded since the availability of the public download in April 2015. Maybe not the biggest Release in QL software history, but quite a figure. Because today is an important date for me, I decided to produce and release a RELOADED

Re: [Ql-Users] THE DISTRIBUTION - Word is out!

2019-11-28 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Hi QLers, well over 1000 copies of THE DISTRIBUTION have been downloaded since the availability of the public download in April 2015. Maybe not the biggest Release in QL software history, but quite a figure. Because today is an important date for me, I decided to produce and release a RELOADED

Re: [Ql-Users] Updating my QLE

2019-06-06 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Derek wrote: > Is it possible to have a user area in BP or QLE so user specific software can > be > installed. > > I use a Linux sydtem, which I have my home directory on a separate paritition > from the system files. > > So I can change Linux OS without altering the user data. > > Could these

[Ql-Users] QL/E version 3.19 (Edition 1904, Codename "On the move", last updated 28.04.2019) is out!

2019-05-05 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
http://sinclairql.net/repository.html#QLE It took me over 7 months to complete work on this release of QL/E. This time quite a huge change and so I hope, a vast improvement. Highlights: - Colourways, JMON, QD, QMovie, QSpread! - Updated EE, FiFi, HyperHELP, IPNET, QED, SMSQ/E, TK2,

Re: [Ql-Users] Kilgus.net update roundup

2018-12-17 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Marcel wrote: > For those that don't monitor my blog or the QL-Forums, here are a few > updates that happened the last few weeks: Thanks for the note. QL-Users deserve to get informed of what's going on elsewhere in the QL world. > I think that was it for now... have fun. A lot of great stuff! I

Re: [Ql-Users] QMac source code

2018-12-12 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Marcel wrote: > Does anybody know who has the source code to QMac? The Quanta version > doesn't look like simple patches to the GST binary, so I guess somebody must > have had it at some point. I'd like to make a few small updates myself. >From my records Phil Borman maintained the QUANTA edition

[Ql-Users] Summer is over, QL time approaching...

2018-08-31 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Hi folks, last day of summer 2018, a summer where I experienced so much. One if not the greatest summer I ever had. After I turned 50 just days before the summer started, I inhaled my once-in-a-lifetime 5 weeks US road trip. Normally summertime is a QL free time for me and many other QL folks.

Re: [Ql-Users] FiFi 5.01

2018-08-31 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Wolf wrote: > FiFi 5.01 is out. It contains various bug fixes including an Lrespr bug (thanks to > Marcel for pointing this out) and there is now an italian version (thanks to > Giorgio Garabello for translations). Great news! Appreciate! Would be great to see more software available in French

Re: [Ql-Users] QD 2018

2018-08-20 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
That's great news! Thanks Jochen and Marcel for bringing back more and more J-M-S and QJUMP titles back to life. 2018 is a mixed year for the QL community. Many releases on one hand, many losses on the other. I shall add QD to the next release of QL/E. Speaking of QL/E, v3.18 (Codename

Re: [Ql-Users] Stuart Honeyball

2018-06-17 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Derek wrote: > I totally agree with Tony, Stuart was a very nice person to know. > I talked with him alot when I organised 2 QL workshops in the North East. > His product line was excellent quality and I must of bought everything > Miracle Systems produced It does seem a loss to the QL community.

[Ql-Users] FW: The wonderful Rick

2018-04-26 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Dear all, I'm so shocked and in deep sadness to hear that Rick passed away. I was in tears when I read the email from his wife (see below). I last met Rick last October in Cambridge around the Spectrum35 celebration. He was such a great guy, very smart, with a great sense of humor and

Re: [Ql-Users] Stuart Honeyball

2018-03-29 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Dilwyn wrote: > I regret to have to report that I heard this morning of the death of Stuart > Honeyball of Miracle Systems. > > He passed away peacefully last night (28th March) at 23:45 of cancer, > according to his wife, Karin. > > I’m sure you’ll all want to join me in extending our

[Ql-Users] QL/E version 3.17 (Edition 1710, Codename "Liberated", last updated 30.10.2017) is out now.

2017-11-14 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Some highlights: - Support for Q68 platform added - Auto-positioning of QDT desktop icons at boot-up - Liberation Software packages Q_Liberator, QLOAD, QREF and RPM added - Updated Photon and new PHoton General ToolKit (PHGTK) added - Latest IP Network Device Driver and SERNET added - DISA and

Re: [Ql-Users] Q68 Advance Notice 2 - Pricing

2017-09-09 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Good news! Derek, please put me down for one Q68 plus case and PS/2 splitter. Thank you! QL forever! Urs http://www.sinclairql.net/ - THE DISTRIBUTION, QL/E and more... > -Ursprüngliche Nachricht- > Von: Ql-Users [mailto:ql-users-boun...@lists.q-v-d.com] Im Auftrag von > Derek Stewart

Re: [Ql-Users] Q68 Advanced Notice

2017-09-08 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Peter wrote: > I hope to be able to comment more about the Q68 at a later time, right now > let me say thanks to... > > ... Laurence Reeves and Tony Firshman for releasing Minerva as free QL > operating system, motivating me to develop the Q68 at all > > ... Richard Zidlicky for bringing Minerva

Re: [Ql-Users] Q68 Advanced Notice

2017-09-08 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Derek wrote: > Q68 Advanced Notice > --- > > PCB Photograph available at: > > http://qlforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=2=2082#p18729 > > Features: > > - Operating System: SMSQ/E > - CPU: 68000 compatible > - Speed: 40Mhz > - RAM: 32 MB > - SDHC: Two fullsize slots, hot plugging > -

Re: [Ql-Users] QPAC2 bug

2017-09-06 Thread Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users
Easy to reproduce here: - Use QL/E (QPC2 v4.05, QLE.WIN) - Set QPC2 to max. resolution on control panel - Start the thing - Once QL/E has completely booted call QPAC2 Files (Alt+f) - Then choose drive WIN1_ (F2) - Then enable TREE view (F3) - Then select VIEW (F4) - Then invoke a DO on arc_exe -

Re: [Ql-Users] QPTR

2017-03-15 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Wolfgang wrote: > Tony Tebby has allowed the QPTR toolkit to be made freely available. Great! I call this spring time feeling, the ice is broken! Hope to see more and more programs become free. > I upgraded an old version of the source code to correspond to the latest > compiled version known

Re: [Ql-Users] DISA manual

2017-03-14 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Marcel wrote: > Thanks to Albin Hessler (who provided the Word document for DISA v2) and > David Westbury (who provided a scan of v3) plus some effort on my side I > can now provide the manual for DISA. Get it here: Thumbs up! Last QL post for today, had my one hour quality QL time for today,

Re: [Ql-Users] QMake released for free

2017-03-14 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Marcel wrote: > I already mentioned I secured the rights from Bernd Reinhardt to distribute > his QMake tool. Today I got the manual from Jochen and spend a good time > converting the Text87 file into a PDF. But it is done and I can finally present to > you the venerable QMake tool: Great! Thank

Re: [Ql-Users] SuQcess now freeware

2017-03-14 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Bob wrote: > I have removed the trail limitation for SuQcess 2.05 on my site. > Three language versions can now be downloaded. > I have used it almost daily over the past 10 years and am aware of bugs in the > program, although nobody else has reported any problems. > I am busy testing the fixes

Re: [Ql-Users] QL/E v3.16 (Codename "Snow white swan", Edition 1702) is out now!

2017-03-14 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Thanks guys for the feedback. I'm fully aware and realistic that for QL experts like you, who all developed and maintained their own setups (QXL.win), QL/E is not the 1st choice. In fact QL/E (QLE.win) is a derivate of my own developed QXL.win which I started when I got my first QXL card in the

Re: [Ql-Users] QL/E v3.16 (Codename "Snow white swan", Edition 1702) is out now!

2017-03-12 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Marcel wrote: > Good job, thanks. It just seems to contain so much software that I can only > briefly test a small part of it :-o Appreciate. Your feedback is the one and only since it was released 12 days ago. Plus my old Swiss friend Markus took up some of my work and expanded it. This is

[Ql-Users] QL/E v3.16 (Codename "Snow white swan", Edition 1702) is out now!

2017-02-28 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
More info and download here: http://sinclairql.net/repository.html#QLE QL forever! Cheers, Urs ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] uQLx 2017

2017-02-21 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Dilwyn wrote: > A newly revised version of the Linux QL emulator uQLx (uQLx 2017) is now > available. Great news! Is it only me or is the 32-bit binary qm_x86-32 missing in the ZIP file? ___ QL-Users Mailing List

[Ql-Users] ZX8301 explored - facts and figures

2017-02-21 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Hi QLers, the ZX8301 is the 'Master Chip' of the Sinclair QL Professional Computer. Its purpose is documented in the Sinclair QL Service Manual. See: http://www.sinclairql.net/srv/qlsm1.html#s1-p6 The chip designed by David Karlin and manufactured by Plessey. See:

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 and a few more surprises

2017-01-24 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Wolf wrote: > On menu_rext, I seem to have a version 8.02, iss there a significant > difference with 7.66 on your website? Version 7.66 is the last that works well with QDT, version 8.02 has some changes in the API which QDT does not cope. ___ QL-Users

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 and a few more surprises

2017-01-24 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Marcel wrote: > I'm too tired to write much more, but I just released a bunch of stuff on my > web site. You can read about it here: > > https://www.kilgus.net/2017/01/25/new-qpc2-disa-and-more/ > > Have fun, Marcel Great stuff and congratulations to your daughter's birthday! Urs

Re: [Ql-Users] Smsqe 3.28

2017-01-24 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Wolf wrote: > Marcel Kilgus has fixed a bug in SMSQ/E. > > You could write: > > a$="1243" > PRINT a$(5 to) > > without any error, which was wrong. Maybe wrong, but at least the behavior was the same as on Minerva. Minerva allows this, at least with v1.63 to v1.98. QDOS SuperBASIC (AH, JM, TB,

[Ql-Users] QL/E v3.15, Codename "Grey heron", Edition 1611 is out now!

2016-11-13 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Main change is that it comes with brand-new versions of SMSQ/E and SMSQmulator (September/October 2016) from Wolfgang Lenerz plus very latest IPNet from Martin Head. And support for the various QL compatible platforms (QPC2, SMSQmulator, QXL, QPC1, QemuLator, uQLx, QL-SD) has been vastly

Re: [Ql-Users] [ql-users] North American QL Show Saturday September 30th 2006

2016-09-30 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Do you remember todays date 10 years ago? It's been a while... Yes! In fall 2006 a North American QL show did happen in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Here's my journey report which I wrote on October 1st 2006: “Once I had collected enough bonus miles to take an intercontinental flight from

[Ql-Users] QL/E v3.14, Codename "Fix-it", Edition 1607 is out now!

2016-07-31 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Not a bad timing this time. Two days before Microsoft releases their next Windows 10 version a new version of QL/E is out. Go and get it here: http://www.sinclairql.net/ QL forever! Urs ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Another topic.

2016-07-12 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Marcel wrote: > Looks like the Windows 10 drivers are not optimized for 2D anymore. > This trend has been going on for years, they only optimize for 3D > performance these days. QPC2 uses the DirectDraw 3 API, which was > available starting with Windows 95 and at least still works on Windows 10, >

[Ql-Users] Another topic.

2016-07-11 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Hi QLers, I think we need another topic. Recently most discussions on ql-users and qlforum were about Rich's Software Preservation Project and Copyright. Even I have a clear opinion on all that I will not write it down here for two major reasons: 1. English is not my native language and I

[Ql-Users] uQLx on Linux (various HW platforms, various Linux distributions)

2016-06-17 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Hi QLers, the only three Linux machines I own are my NAS, a SubNotebook and my Raspberry Pi. While the NAS has its job to do, the SubNotebook gets dust on a shelf, the Raspi gets at least fired up whenever I want to test a new version of QL/E. At work the situation is completely different, at

Re: [Ql-Users] More Help Please

2016-06-17 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Peter Fox wrote: > What I have managed to do is find a much better boot file which solve all my > problems provided that I can get it into QPC2 which is not working at the > moment and without a floppy drive available. > > Have you any ideas? Hi Peter, I have an easy way for you at hand:

Re: [Ql-Users] A feature or a bug?

2016-06-15 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Hi QLers, for some years I have a similar behaviour on my SMSQ/E bug list. Just enter VIEW & . In case DATAD$ is set to a valid WINx_ (or FLPx_) path (e.g. WIN1_ or WIN1_sys_) then you get the raw content of the directory table listed. The RAM device driver seems not to be affected by this

Re: [Ql-Users] New QPC2 plus SMS/E v3.26

2016-04-26 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Wolf wrote: > Yes v. 3.26 is out. > > Marcel has done it again! > > Have fun. Gave it a try yesterday, looks good! Will now carefully test and integrate into QL/E! Cheers, Urs http://www.sinclairql.net/ - Go and get THE DISTRIBUTION & QL/E! http://www.youtube.com/QLvsJAGUAR

Re: [Ql-Users] New QPC2 plus SMS/E v3.26

2016-04-26 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Marcel Kilgus wrote: > QPC2 v4.04 has been released a few minutes ago, along with SMSQ/E v3.26, > which is also available from Wolfgang's site for all other platforms. > > I have written up the long story here for people interested in the back story > (picture included): > >

Re: [Ql-Users] THE DISTRIBUTION - Word is out!

2016-04-26 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Wolf wrote: > danke dafür, leider hat sich das mit einer neuen Version von SMSQE > überschnitten. > > Und ich hatte gerade erst die letzte Version von THE DISTRIBUTION > heruntergeladen. Wolfgang, PM sent. ;-) It was my intention to release the last and final version 3.04 of "QL IS 30 2014 -

Re: [Ql-Users] THE DISTRIBUTION - Word is out!

2016-04-23 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Today is the release of the final version 3.04 of "QL IS 30 2014 - THE DISTRIBUTION". This marks the end of my "QL is 30" activities. The new version comes with the latest versions of SMSQ/E (v3.25) and SMSQmulator (v2.18) carefully integrated into QL/E, QL EMULATORS, QL ON A STICK and ZEXCEL

Re: [Ql-Users] Today 30 years ago...

2016-04-23 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Hi QLers, April 23rd, what does this date say to us? Saint George's Day, The Bayerische Reinheitsgebot (regarding the ingredients of beer) was signed 500 years ago, William Shakespeare died on that day 400 years ago, the Sinclair ZX Spectrum was launched 34 years ago. Great day in history! The

[Ql-Users] Today is a very special day for me...

2016-04-13 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Dear QLers, In that week 30 years ago the Sinclair computer business was bought by Amstrad and the QL was axed. It was that Sunday after the press conference when the message did arrive here in Switzerland. I was in my first months with my first personal QL so the news hit me hard. On

Re: [Ql-Users] WIN drive gone missing

2016-03-24 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Per wrote: > Urs, I get the freeze if I boot the system from a USB memory stick with the > QLE distribution, but only with SMSQmulator (as if I use QPC2, it takes its > configuration from my installed configuration.) However, if I use my own > QPC2 installation (4.02, w SMSQ/E 3.24) and boot

Re: [Ql-Users] WIN drive gone missing

2016-03-24 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Derek Stewart wrote: > I have tried to reproduce your failures on QPC2 and SMSQmulator8, I can > report that on my Fujitsu H700 Core i7 620 laptop with 4Gb ram running > Ubuntu 15.10, I can not reproduce the freezing. Did you try it with the configuration of QPC2 and SMSQmulator supplied in the

Re: [Ql-Users] WIN drive gone missing

2016-03-24 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Ralf Reköndt wrote: > as usual, REM out one Toolkit after another and try the same procedure. I've been through this already. At least partly. There are extensions which are essential. As written and showed in my videos, disabling QDT would help, but this is not the solution because QDT is nice

Re: [Ql-Users] WIN drive gone missing

2016-03-24 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Bob Spelten wrote > I repeated your process to the letter with SMSQ/m (8217) and QPC2 > (4.02/3.22) and an unchanged copy QLE.win from the Nov.2015 update. Both > did NOT freeze on access to WIN1_. It is essential that you use the complete QL/E, not only the QLE.win. Especially the screen settings

Re: [Ql-Users] WIN drive gone missing

2016-03-24 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Marcel Kilgus wrote: > Okay, I can reproduce it. But the crash happens in the screen driver. > The problem is that SMSQ/E does not have any kind of memory protection > and you're loading a quadrillion extensions at boot-time. Any one of them > could be responsible of corrupting the memory in a way

Re: [Ql-Users] WIN drive gone missing

2016-03-24 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Wolfgang Lenerz wrote: > I downloaded QLE from your website. Great. :-) > used SMSQmulator 8 from that distribution, with the SMSQE that came with > it. It is essential that the configuration of the QL/E package is used, especially the screen settings. One needs to make sure that local/personal

Re: [Ql-Users] WIN drive gone missing

2016-03-20 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Marcel Kilgus wrote: > > Yesterday I had a similar freeze/crash but I put that down to a fault > > in the program I am updating. > > No QPAC2 File access at that moment. > > So today's QPC2 session started OK but at the time of the crash I was > > using Files (?). > > There are about a billion

Re: [Ql-Users] Today 30 years ago...

2016-01-20 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
I bought my 1st personal Sinclair QL Professional Computer. This changed my life in many ways. To celebrate this I've spent an hour today to re-publish the QL chronology webpage which has been taken down by the ISP Swisscom last autumn due to end of service of their xy.homepage.bluewin.ch hosting

[Ql-Users] QL equipped bunker?!

2016-01-12 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
The other day someone on http://qlforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=12=1464 called my name and asked for a QL equipped bunker. QL?, Bunker? Hmm... ENTER might be the answer. ENTER? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDDgj1mr1xk Happy 32th QL Launch Anniversary today! QL forever! Urs

Re: [Ql-Users] THE DISTRIBUTION - Word is out!

2015-11-05 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
On 04/30/2015 12:25 PM, Wolf wrote: > On 04/29/2015 10:09 PM, Urs Koenig (QL) wrote: > > Lucerne, Apr 29th 2015 – Urs König of COWO Enterprises LLC proudly > > releases QL IS 30 2014 - THE DISTRIBUTION for public download. This > > distribution is the successor to the QL Tod

Re: [Ql-Users] New QL clone

2015-08-13 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Tobias wrote: Till Harbaum, the originator of the MiST (an FPGA-based „anything“- Computer) has just released his first open-source implementation of a QL on FPGA. It implements a basic QL with 1 Microdrive and 640k Memory. (But I’m sure we’ll grow from there…) Another QL is born. Great work!

[Ql-Users] Any QL User on Mallorca?

2015-07-15 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Hi folks, are there any QL User living on Mallorca? Enjoy the summer! Urs http://www.sinclairql.net/ - Go and get The Distribution! http://www.youtube.com/QLvsJAGUAR https://plus.google.com/104042128125238901905/posts Sinclair, QL, ATARI, JAGUAR, NUON, APPLE more... Videos,

Re: [Ql-Users] Ql-Users Digest, Vol 134, Issue 16

2015-05-11 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Since the GA 4 weeks ago I released two updates. Latest release is from today. See: I've created a cumulative incremental delta update package of version 3.02 (32 MB ZIP file) for those who have already downloaded (and installed) v3.01 (GA, 11.04.2015) or v3.01A (29.04.2015). Just unzip this ZIP

[Ql-Users] THE DISTRIBUTION - Word is out!

2015-04-29 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Lucerne, Apr 29th 2015 – Urs König of COWO Enterprises LLC proudly releases QL IS 30 2014 - THE DISTRIBUTION for public download. This distribution is the successor to the QL Today 2013 The Final DVD which was sent out to subscribers in September 2013 with The Final Issue of the QL Today magazine.

[Ql-Users] OUT NOW!

2014-11-03 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
http://www.qlis30.org.uk/#Jan QL forever! -- http://www.qlis30.org.uk http://www.qlis30.org.uk http://www.youtube.com/QLvsJAGUAR http://www.youtube.com/QLvsJAGUAR https://plus.google.com/104042128125238901905/posts

[Ql-Users] Today, 5 years ago...

2014-11-01 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
http://tinyurl.com/ql-mac-show Can't believe it's already 5 years! QL forever! -- http://www.qlis30.org.uk http://www.youtube.com/QLvsJAGUAR https://plus.google.com/104042128125238901905/posts Sinclair, QL, ATARI, JAGUAR, NUON, APPLE more... Ever

Re: [Ql-Users] QLis30 report

2014-10-30 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Geoff Wicks wrote: Somewhat belatedly the QLis30 report is now on the newspage of my website: www.gwicks.net/justwords.html Great report Geoff! Currently I'm having problems displaying your QLis30 webpages http://www.gwicks.net/QLis30.htm and http://www.gwicks.net/qlis30dinner Did you take

[Ql-Users] QLis30 another presentation ready...

2014-10-07 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Hi all, I took 2 days off from work to complete the update of QL is 30 2014 The Distribution. I'm ready to demo the current state (RC2) at the workshop in Edinburgh. http://www.qlis30.org.uk/#TheDistribution I will take my notebook computer with me. Best would be to present with a beamer. Length

Re: [Ql-Users] QLis30 dinner

2014-06-19 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Update from my side: Flights (easyjet from Basel), Car and Hotel are booked now. Arriving on Wednesday with my family, the trip will have 3 major topics Scotland, Edinburgh and the QLis30 workshop. I prefer a QLers dinner on Friday. Other family members should be allowed/welcomed ;-), but I think

Re: [Ql-Users] QLis30 web page

2014-06-16 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Geoff Wicks wrote: Many thanks Urs for the link - I had a lot of hits via this link. As a way of saying thank you just a reminder of Urs' site: www.QLis30.org.uk Even I'm currently in lurking mode due to life and work I was simply catching your yesterdays' post, updated the QLis30 website and

Re: [Ql-Users] Fwd: QLis30 update

2014-05-04 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Geoff Wicks wrote: One of our considerations is that Edinburgh is a tourist destination. If we hold the event too early it could be too busy and hotels too expensive. October might be possible, I had a discussion with my family this morning. We could imagine spending our autumn vacation in

[Ql-Users] QL Picture Gallery v3.30 - Release Information

2014-02-10 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Yesterday the QL Picture Gallery v3.30 - which is also part of QL is 30 2014 The Distribution (see http://www.qlis30.org.uk) - has been released and is already available as online web content. The Picture Gallery has grown from 1797 to 1979 pictures with many new exclusive photographs. See

Re: [Ql-Users] Today 30 years ago...

2014-01-19 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Dilwyn Jones wrote: He he, I had to laugh when I spotted Stuart Honeyball's picture in the list of staff at Sinclair. Glag to hear that you surfed that deep through the material. Nice project, Urs. Thx. BTW: Anniversary website http://www.qlis30.org.uk has updated today with more links. Urs

Re: [Ql-Users] Today 30 years ago...

2014-01-19 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Peter Graf wrote: Thanks. As for the story by Jürgen Malberg, did you read it? I was actually disappointed that he only wrote there was a successor on 68040 basis. This sounds like the Atari/Amiga lines of 68K history went technologically ahead of the QL. In fact the Q60 was one of very few

Re: [Ql-Users] Today 30 years ago...

2014-01-12 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Dave Park wrote: The content looks good! Good work. Thx. Hopefully we'll be able to give you a lot to write about over the next 12 months :) YES! YES! YES! The background makes some of the writing quite difficult to read. Background removed. Better? Urs

[Ql-Users] Today 30 years ago...

2014-01-11 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
January 12th, what does this say to us? Right, on that date 30 years ago, the Sinclair QL Professional Computer has been launched. Let's celebrate with some great stuff for all Sinclair (QL) enthusiasts! Visit this new website: http://www.qlis30.org.uk QL forever! Cheers, Urs P.S. There's even

[Ql-Users] Warm-up!

2014-01-09 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
2nd Thursday in January, what does this say to us? Right, on that day 30 years ago, the Sinclair QL Professional Computer has been launched. The anniversary date is just days ahead. Let's warm-up for some great stuff to come. Watch this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoWq_CxPa3c Stay tuned...

[Ql-Users] How to label a (fresh) (QXL.)WIN

2014-01-07 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
I've just created (FORMATted) a fresh (QXL.)WIN with QPC2 and cannot remember how to label (set/change the name which is listed at commands like STAT) it. I remember that floppy disks could be labelled using the FORMAT command (e.g. FORMAT FLP1_Games), but for WIN the only parameter allowed seems

Re: [Ql-Users] How to label a (fresh) (QXL.)WIN

2014-01-07 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Thanks for the fast response Bob. Bob Spelten wrote: There is a tool QWIRC by Per Witte to rename hard disks (Dilwyn's site). Now I remember, one needs a tool for that and what a wonder QWIRC is already on my system. Urs --

Re: [Ql-Users] Ql is 30

2013-12-03 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Derek Stewart wrote: Why not have a QL Show in each country and we support each other... Hi folks, back on the QL retro track (after being busy with the JAGUAR for a while) I would like to share my thoughts about a QL-is-30 event. I already had some email back and forth with Rich last spring.

[Ql-Users] Of Jaguars, November, pre-Thanksgiving, Decades with year 3.

2013-11-22 Thread Urs Koenig (QL)
Jag is 20 - The Movie http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4hXwTF43qY My biggest and most sophisticated video production so far. I hope you like it. Enjoy! The JAGUAR and this video production is the reason why I was absent of the QL scene in the last couple of weeks. From next week on the Jag

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