Re: [Ql-Users] Replacement Mouse

2017-08-15 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
Ooops, I thought that was a private email! *blush* On Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 2:39 PM, Derek via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > > > Hi Duncan, > Still the sameemail address. > > > Regards, > Derek > > Original message > From: via Ql-Users

Re: [Ql-Users] Replacement Mouse

2017-08-15 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
I have designed an adapter that allows the use of PS/2 mice directly with the QL. It is actually a licensed development off of that MKIV adapter designed by Kevin Mount. If you're willing to wait a few weeks, could I send you a free sample to test? On Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 8:48 AM, Derek via

Re: [Ql-Users] PCB Design v7.52

2017-07-27 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
After trying a couple of different companies, I use EasyEDA. Their web-based EDA tool isn't terrible either for smaller projects. Dave On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 4:50 PM, Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Interesting, indeed. My boards were fine, so far, but I'll

Re: [Ql-Users] PCB Design v7.52

2017-07-26 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
This amuses me as I just quit using Eagle this year because I could not stand it any more. And my educational license expired and they wanted HOW MUCH?!?!?! *cough* On Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 2:49 PM, Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Dilwyn Jones via Ql-Users wrote:

Re: [Ql-Users] PCB Design v7.52

2017-07-26 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
y, free > postage too. > > > Cheers, > Norm. > > On 26 July 2017 21:00:41 BST, Dave Park via Ql-Users < > ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > >This amuses me as I just quit using Eagle this year because I could not > >stand it any more. > > > >And m

Re: [Ql-Users] Replacement Mouse

2017-08-16 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
This logic and etc. are all built in on the SSQB (that's the SUPER SuperQBoard v4!) so it has a PS/2 port and a USB socket (PS/2 adaptor, USB only mice will not work)... Dave On Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 10:54 AM, via Ql-Users wrote: > Hi Derek > > Thanks for that. Making

Re: [Ql-Users] Stupid AND

2017-09-19 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
Your BASIC interpreter fits in 48K. With room to spare. On Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 2:27 PM, Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Hi all, > > Just a rant about the SBasic AND operator. > > Suppose this: > > 10 a=0 > 20 b=10 > 30 if (a<>0 AND b/a=5) > 40 do_something >

Re: [Ql-Users] Fw: Stupid AND

2017-09-21 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
Well, no it wasn't. And we're all kids of the 80s. Hit us up :D On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 1:41 PM, Ralf Reköndt via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Sorry, was private ;-)) > > > > Am 21.09.2017 um 20:40 schrieb Ralf Reköndt: > >> Hi Dilwyn, >> >> after a very long time, I need again

Re: [Ql-Users] vDrive QL

2017-09-24 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
They all sold out in minutes, which means they were priced too low. Dave On Sat, Sep 23, 2017 at 7:22 PM, Kurt K via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > I checked the link for the vDriveQL and all sold out, sadly, hopefully > more will be available in the future. > > Sent from my

Re: [Ql-Users] Returning to the QL

2017-08-26 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
Welcome back, Daniel. :) On Sat, Aug 26, 2017 at 12:09 PM, Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Hi Daniel, welcome, you're back home :-D > I still use your program very often. > The community is small but very active, especially in the last two years > there is a

Re: [Ql-Users] Mode 33 to 32

2017-12-15 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
33->32 the W would be the least significant bit of G, and that bit would be a copy of the most significant bit of G such that a full black pixel will be full black and a full green pixel will be full green so white can be white and not have a magenta tinge. This would cause a likely imperceptible

Re: [Ql-Users] Q68 Notice 3 - Update

2017-11-15 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
Yay! Mostly, glad your recovery is going well. Like most people, I am looking forward to finding out my position in the queue. Dave On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 5:50 AM, Derek Stewart via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > There are some new updated features of the Q68. > > > Q68

Re: [Ql-Users] Hello Rich and Dilwyn, and anyone else interested

2018-06-25 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
I thought this was a death announcement at first. Then it got weird. Dave On Mon, Jun 25, 2018 at 11:08 AM, paul via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > > Hello out there, Urs has left the Building. > > With him goes a 'working' QL PM code, the ROMs and the Dongle > melded into a

[Ql-Users] sBASIC overloading...

2018-06-20 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
Hi all, How hard would it be to extend sBASIC functions to support C++ style overloading? Separately, does the sBASIC in SMSQ or Minerva still scan for procedures/functions from the beginning of the program, so earlier FN/PROCs have a speed advantage over later ones like in JM/JS? -- Dave

Re: [Ql-Users] sBASIC overloading...

2018-06-20 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > On 20 June 2018 at 22:35, Dave Park via Ql-Users > > wrote: > > > Hi all, > > > > Separately, does the sBASIC in SMSQ or Minerva still scan for > > procedures/functions from the beginning of the progr

Re: [Ql-Users] Q40 and Q60 video controller for flatscreen monitors

2018-05-01 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 12:26 PM, Peter Graf via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Dave Park via Ql-Users wrote: > > > What are the frames per second and number of lines in the image? > > Originally 72 Hz, 512 visible lines. ​Even just counting the vis

Re: [Ql-Users] Q40 and Q60 video controller for flatscreen monitors

2018-05-01 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
I have delved into video conversion and signal processing in some detail for the QL, I have a few questions about the original signal: What are the frames per second and number of lines in the image? What 'legal' signal is it most similar to? Is it possible to alter the frame rate, and/or to

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQ/E 3.33

2018-04-30 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
Maybe it's time to have an SMSQ functionality to check for and download SMSQ updates on request, or automatically if the user permits it? Dave On Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 1:38 PM, Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Hi, > > I just re-upped the binary file. > > Wolfgang

Re: [Ql-Users] Q68 Advance Notice 3 - Delay

2017-10-20 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
I hope you make a full recovery and your voice isn't permanently affected. Dave On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 4:33 AM, Martyn Hill via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Good morning Derek > > What a nightmare for you - we wish you a speedy recovery. > > If there is still room left on your

Re: [Ql-Users] QL MODE 8 Flash Bit

2017-10-27 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
The flash bit acts as half a toggle for latching of the BGCOLOR in the 8301, ANDed with the other component, the 1Hz clock. On Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 2:42 PM, Jan Bredenbeek via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > On 27 October 2017 at 21:03, Peter Graf wrote: > > > > E.g.

Re: [Ql-Users] Ql-Users Digest, Vol 167, Issue 2

2018-01-05 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
I did have an FB dongle around here once upon a time, but I haven't seen it in five years. Dave. On Fri, Jan 5, 2018 at 3:04 PM, pjwitte via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Hehe! Spot on, Tobias > Per > > On 05/01/2018 15:49, Tobias Fröschle via Ql-Users wrote: > >> AF = Awfully

Re: [Ql-Users] Some QL Newbie Questions: Modern video and storage upgrades for QL

2018-01-05 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
There's a lot of forks in the road for you. There are emulators, that give you a functioning QL on your PC or Mac. Hundreds of times faster, modern storage, semi-modern display capabilities with higher resolutions and more colors. If you want to stick with original hardware, there's a few

Re: [Ql-Users] QL ROM versions

2018-01-06 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
"Copyright 1985 Sirius Cybernetics" is the same character length as "Copyright 1985 Sinclair Research." so it would be good internal security. Dave On Sat, Jan 6, 2018 at 8:30 AM, Dilwyn Jones via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > >> before the sale to Amstrad. It includes the

Re: [Ql-Users] Sandy SuperQBoard HD

2018-01-08 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
As I said in the other place, if you do this and use a WD1772, you might get temperamental results. The VL1772 by VLSI is far more overclockable and runs significantly cooler when double clocked. I bought a bulk supply of them for SQBv4 ;) Dave On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 5:15 PM, Marcel Kilgus via

Re: [Ql-Users] Ql-Users Digest, Vol 167, Issue 2

2018-01-05 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
Did the Tyche ROM ever get letters? On Fri, Jan 5, 2018 at 8:49 AM, Tobias Fröschle via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > AF = Awfully faulty > JM = jerkily mended > JS = just stable > MG = mainly good > > ;) (just joking) > > Tobias > > > Am 05.01.2018 um 12:56 schrieb Norman Dunbar

Re: [Ql-Users] Q68 Baud

2018-01-20 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
I'm just happy that 230k has been shown to be physically possible on the Q68 hardware. When mine comes, I'll test it with my Q68 wifi/bluetooth dongle. If it works, I might make that the default configuration. I mean, it is literally 2x as fast. My serial wifi dongle and GPIO card (details on the

Re: [Ql-Users] Q68 Baud

2018-01-20 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
Once you're up into 230k territory, the quality of the cable starts making an extraordinary difference, even if there is UART support for that speed. On Sat, Jan 20, 2018 at 3:25 PM, Peter Graf via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Hi Fabrizio, > > > configuring the driver in Win10

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-SD new driver

2018-02-02 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
Marcel, would you be willing to share your modifications for QL-SD2? Dave On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 10:51 AM, pgraf--- via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > On 2 Feb 2018 at 16:25, Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users wrote: > > > Well, I said I'd do it and apparently I did it: > > > >

Re: [Ql-Users] A polite request

2018-02-14 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
I don't know... Having to read ALL THE THREADS sounds like an appropriate punishment for a man who is so neglectful of his poor, loving wife. In a far off land, all alone, just these young native men who are half naked all over the place, virile and free. Hell, got any of that wine left? :P

Re: [Ql-Users] QL 2002 The DVD

2018-02-20 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
Downloading now, since I probably have the fastest connection. I can re-host if you like, to reduce Dilwyn's bandwidth bill? Dave On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 3:44 AM, Dilwyn Jones via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Darren Branagh has kindly given me permission to make available an

[Ql-Users] New hardware announcement...

2018-02-20 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
Hi all, I'll be making a new hardware announcement this Saturday 24th at 8pm UK time. To join in, see the videos/photos and ask questions, join us on the QL Forum chatroom at 8pm. This new piece of hardware is not a small thing*, it is not a clone of existing hardware but is completely new

Re: [Ql-Users] sBASIC overloading...

2018-06-21 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
On Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 3:13 AM, Jan Bredenbeek via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > SuperBASIC is quite unique in that it stores the *difference* in length of > a line compared to the previous line, along with its line number. This way, > because the current line length is also

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-SD new driver

2018-01-22 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
Does this new driver support QL-SD with two SD cards? On Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 8:37 AM, Alain HAOUI via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Hi all, > Actually I am on the way to achieve a new browser (only browser now) for > all ql platforms and emulators which can deal with qubide or

Re: [Ql-Users] Sinclair QL for Everyone on Facebook

2018-03-08 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
*grins* Sent from my iPhone XI On Thu, Mar 8, 2018 at 2:07 PM, Darren Branagh via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Nope. > > Especially since I actually use a Huawei P10 most of the time :-) like > now... > > Darren Branagh > > Sent from My Android Phone. > > On Thu 8 Mar 2018

Re: [Ql-Users] Sinclair QL for Everyone on Facebook

2018-03-08 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
Darren. > > Sent from my Pipboy 3000. > > On Thu 8 Mar 2018 20:13 Dave Park via Ql-Users, <ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> > wrote: > > > *grins* > > > > Sent from my iPhone XI > > > > On Thu, Mar 8, 2018 at 2:07 PM, Darren Branagh via Ql-Users < &

Re: [Ql-Users] Quanta eMag

2018-03-09 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
I’ll be upset if it isn’t. I just recently paid to renew for 3 years. However, they have my utmost understanding. The magazine editor did recently pass away. I’d be happy to write a couple of things too. Dave On Friday, March 9, 2018, Derek Stewart via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com>

Re: [Ql-Users] Graphic objects and padding

2018-04-16 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
It's almost like we need some kind of public "infobase" or "programmer's wiki" to make these nuggets easily searchable and reference-able. Where might we find something like that? PS: I offer free web hosting to anyone willing to run it. On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 9:47 AM, pjwitte via Ql-Users <

Re: [Ql-Users] FiFi

2018-03-30 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
Can I bundle it with my WiFi card and call it WiFiFi? ;) Dave On Fri, Mar 30, 2018 at 9:30 AM, Derek via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Hi, > I supplied FiFi as part of a licenced software package on the Q60. > Very nice software. > RegardsDerek > Original message

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-SD news

2018-03-29 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
This is amazing work! It also means I can stop my occasional work on my QL-SD version. I have no desire to sell a QL-SD into a crowded marketplace. Instead, I'd like to buy one for compatibility testing on Issue 8. This lets me focus on other projects that I have been neglecting this last

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-SD news

2018-03-29 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
A Lattice JTAG programmer is all. On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 4:41 PM, Graeme Gregory via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > > > On Thu, 29 Mar 2018, at 10:29 PM, Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users wrote: > > Speaking of only announcing stuff that basically already works, I have > > made huge

Re: [Ql-Users] TK2 v2.32

2018-03-04 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
Marcel, As I am working on accelerated boards, would you be willing to outline the tuning/timing issues and what code needs editing to achieve correct performance? How do you test? By successive approximation, or using a calculation? EG: Issue 8 runs the logic at 8MHz and the 8049 has a standard

Re: [Ql-Users] R: Source code availability for Minerva v1.92 or v1.89?

2018-03-04 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
I am running Marcel's replacement code right now on a prototype QL-SD and it certainly has different timing. I've successfully saved and loaded files a few times. Unfortunately, I'm down both a test QL and a QL monitor (vertical deflection went out so I get the horizontal line) and I need that

Re: [Ql-Users] TK2 v2.32

2018-03-04 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
On Sun, Mar 4, 2018 at 2:54 PM, Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Well, the code only has the right timing from ROM as RAM is usually > slower. Same would be true for MDV code. > ​That'll stop being true when we copy ROM to 32 bit wide RAM. ;) ​However, I'm asking

Re: [Ql-Users] R: Source code availability for Minerva v1.92 or v1.89?

2018-02-27 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
Would it be possible to send me a copy of this full repaired 64K ROM image by email, for testing? I will not distribute it. I'm trying to solve a qlnet issue and this might get me on the way... Please? :D Dave On Tue, Feb 27, 2018 at 3:05 PM, Davide Santachiara via Ql-Users <

Re: [Ql-Users] FW: The wonderful Rick

2018-04-26 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
This hits hard. Michele was talking with him just last week. 2018 is turning into a terrible year for our community. Dave On Thursday, April 26, 2018, Darren Branagh via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Thanks Urs, > > Lovely email. Ill put it on the group on Facebook, as many

Re: [Ql-Users] sBASIC overloading...

2018-06-28 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
ot;executable". The compiled program > is > >>> not machine code, of course, it consists of fixed length tokens that > >> still > >>> need to be "interpreted". But all useless baggage has been eliminated > >> from > >&g

Re: [Ql-Users] Wallpaper program

2019-02-19 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
Having smaller, tiled images like the backgrounds often used on for example the Acorn Risc PC helps with this. That machine did a tremendous amount with a limit of 2MB of VRAM. Using smaller images actually increases the CPU load, so that was the trade-off. Memory or CPU. Pick one ;) Ah yes, fun

Re: [Ql-Users] Assembly language eComic, issue 7, out now!

2019-10-02 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
On Wed, Oct 2, 2019 at 12:38 PM Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Hi Marcel, > > yes, I agree ASCII is indeed 7 bit. I have to confess that since the > early eighties - at least where I've been working or at college - it has > been considered 8 bit with all those

Re: [Ql-Users] Assembly language eComic, issue 7, out now!

2019-10-02 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
I think we have to remember that people didn't communicate as easily or freely then as we do today, so specifications were far more localized than we'd suspect. If sites had 8 hole punched tape readers, it would be a sensible use. When modems came along, and a parity bit was part of the modem's

Re: [Ql-Users] Assembly language eComic, issue 7, out now!

2019-10-03 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
On Thu, Oct 3, 2019 at 2:41 AM Norman Dunbar wrote: > Hi Dave, > > On 03/10/2019 00:58, Dave Park wrote: > Apparently, I am a pedant's baddest nightmare. :o) > worstest nightmare! :P ;) -- Dave Park d...@sinclairql.com ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Memory cards and the Q60 (was Re: SMSQE 3.36)

2020-05-11 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
I have everything needed right here. If anyone wants to take it on and gives me a part list, I'll make a care package. Dave On Mon, May 11, 2020 at 4:09 PM Thierry Godefroy via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > On Mon, 11 May 2020 15:38:42 -0500, Dave Park via Ql-Us

Re: [Ql-Users] Memory cards and the Q60 (was Re: SMSQE 3.36)

2020-05-11 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
A small circuit can split the master/slave into two isolated masters that would work in most or all cases. Is this of interest as a possible solution? Dave On Mon, May 11, 2020 at 3:35 PM Thierry Godefroy via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > On Thu, 23 Apr 2020 23:42:31 +0200,

Re: [Ql-Users] Q40i/Q60 board availability

2020-06-12 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
I'd buy one. DP On Fri, Jun 12, 2020 at 12:25 PM Peter Graf via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Hi Jason, > > > I realize I'm 19 years late to the party, but does these boards exist > > anymore? > > Nice to hear that my good old design is still of interest. The Q60 still > exists

Re: [Ql-Users] QL Today Assembly Language Book.

2020-06-20 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
Norman, At your age you want to watch it. You might show your MSB, and the nurse might think it's your LSB. Dave On Sat, Jun 20, 2020 at 4:16 AM Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > :-) > > I'll have the nurses check! > > Cheers, > Norm. > -- > Sent from my Android

Re: [Ql-Users] Select on

2020-06-20 Thread Dave Park via Ql-Users
On Sat, Jun 20, 2020 at 3:03 AM Derek Stewart via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > Hi, > > Here is my un-subtle attempt, how about summing the ASCII codes for the > character string to be selected and use SELect ON to select the option > based on the sum total, for example: > > 10