Re: [Ql-Users] Replacement Mouse

2017-08-15 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
via Ql-Users wrote: > I have been having a problem sourcing a replacement mouse for my > Aurora system. Serial mice have vanished even on ebay and also > PS2/serial combo mice scarce. Does anyone know is mice adapters for > the Atari and Amiga will work with Aurora/Qx0 serial ports? No, this is

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

2017-07-26 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Dilwyn Jones via Ql-Users wrote: > Malcolm Lear has made available an updated v7.52 of his PCB Design program. > Download from http://www.dilwyn.me.uk/graphics/index.html I will not quit using Eagle anytime soon, but I tried PCB Design nonetheless and I must say the examples look pretty amazing.

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQ/E bugs: is a fix possible? Probably not

2017-06-08 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Wolf via Ql-Users wrote: > In the last months on the Italian Sinclair QL mailing list we had quite a > number of discussions on some bugs (?) that appeared in SMSQ/E and were > probably not promptly spotted because of the impossibility of testing > everything and lack of feedback from users (who

Re: [Ql-Users] QLiberator and QLOADREF

2017-06-13 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Dilwyn Jones via Ql-Users wrote: > Rich Mellor has been able to secure permission for the Liberation Software > range of compilers and utilities to be released as freeware. Wow, Rich, that is pretty cool news. Good work! Cheers, Marcel ___ QL-Users

Re: [Ql-Users] R: SMSQ/E bugs: is a fix possible? Probably not

2017-06-11 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
via Ql-Users wrote: > The DD disk bug is something which would deserve the fix, I understand from > what both Wolfgang and Marcel replied that even having the 2.91 or pre 2.91 > sources (completely lost? Is there not any way to retrieve them from e.g. > Tony, Jochen or somebody else?) Probably

Re: [Ql-Users] Task Sequencing Language

2017-06-11 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users wrote: > A brief article about the Xchange's TSL > > http://www.hunggartorino.it/ql/xchange-and-tsl/ That is quite some sofware archaeology, well done. Marcel ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] DM5 upsetting Dates in QPC2

2017-06-27 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Derek Stewart via Ql-Users wrote: > Does anyone know of any contact for PM_DATA, to see if the DM5 source > code can be released, to correct the problem. He would if he could, but apparently he doesn't have the sources anymore. Marcel ___ QL-Users

Re: [Ql-Users] Qbase

2017-09-19 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Daniel Baum via Ql-Users wrote: > Yes, but if the API has changed from version to version, then it WILL fail > for some users who are using a different version to the one that I am > writing for in my program. > > Therefore linking it seems like a good idea. Unfortunately it isn't because it's

Re: [Ql-Users] QMenu v8

2017-09-21 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Thierry Godefroy via Ql-Users wrote: > On Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:19:10 +0200, Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users wrote: >> QMenu 7.66 has a lot of problem, ink color in view_file remains always >> black, extension filter don't work and some other problems... Qmenu 8, >> works well.. > Yes, v7.66 is

[Ql-Users] QPC2 for Mac update

2017-10-08 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Peta Jäger updated his QPC2 distribution for the Mac: Preview image: https://www.kilgus.net/2017/10/07/updated-qpc2-for-mac-os-x/ Downloads: https://www.kilgus.net/qpc/downloads/ Cheers, Marcel ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 for Mac update

2017-10-08 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
gdgqler--- via Ql-Users wrote: >> Downloads: https://www.kilgus.net/qpc/download >> > Pity. Doesn’t work! Sorry, it's fixed now. Marcel ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] QPAC2 bug

2017-09-06 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users wrote: > 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) > -

Re: [Ql-Users] QPAC2 bug

2017-09-06 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users wrote: > It crash also viewing my BOOT file.. > I don't think that is a lenght problem Well, it is, I have confirmed it. Can't rule out that there is another problem of course. What happens if you use 1920x512 as a resolution? Marcel

Re: [Ql-Users] Strange channel bugs?

2017-09-12 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Bob Spelten via Ql-Users wrote: > These errors were not given every time but after what looked like a proper > reset, an newly started QD still did not do C-F6/F8. > The QPC2 job has to be restarted before QD behaves normal again. The OS is not write protected on QPC and only read once on

Re: [Ql-Users] QPAC2 bug

2017-09-05 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users wrote: > we ((Francois Van Emelen and I) have found a bug in the QPAC2 internal file > viewer if the screen >>= 1440X990 QPC2 crash Hm, cannot reproduce at 1920x1080. Marcel ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Black Phoenix 1.4.3

2017-09-04 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
François Van Emelen via Ql-Users wrote: > It resets BP because FileInfo2   for txt-files is only configurated fo QD. > I have now added a second option : view <><> > Problem solved. Still strange as I don't get any reset. Cheers, Marcel ___ QL-Users

Re: [Ql-Users] Q68 Advanced Notice

2017-09-03 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Derek Stewart via Ql-Users wrote: > Q68 Advanced Notice > --- > > PCB Photograph available at: > > http://qlforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=2=2082#p18729 Looking nice, congrats to Peter and Derek for pulling it off. Pity that there is no standard resolution high colour mode (I once

Re: [Ql-Users] Returning to the QL

2017-09-03 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Daniel Baum via Ql-Users wrote: > I originally bought a Sinclair QL some time in the mid 1980s. It was my > main computer for a while, but I eventually replaced it with an Atari ST > and it went into the attic. > > A few years later I got back into the QL. I used QPC1 and then QPC2 on > whatever

Re: [Ql-Users] Returning to the QL

2017-09-03 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Daniel Baum via Ql-Users wrote: >> I remember your name and that you reviewed QPC2 back then, actually I >> think I still link to an archived version of it ;) Anyway, welcome >> back. > Did I? Unless there's another Daniel Baum, you probably did ;)

[Ql-Users] QMenu v8.03

2017-11-26 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
I have released a new version of QMenu that tries to address the QDT problem and a few more bugs of my earlier releases. Details: https://www.kilgus.net/2017/11/26/qmenu-v8-03/ Please report any remaining problems, here or otherwise. Jochen also provided me with the original files for the QMenu

Re: [Ql-Users] QMenu v8.03

2017-11-28 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users wrote: > I have released a new version of QMenu that tries to address the QDT > problem and a few more bugs of my earlier releases. Details: I have just noticed that 8.03 is currently not compatible with non-SMSQ systems as it was linked with the wrong lib

Re: [Ql-Users] Mode 33 to 32

2017-12-16 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
pjwitte via Ql-Users wrote: > With > > 290  REMark GGGBBBbb RRRrrgg0 > 300  c$ = c$(3 TO 5) & c$(11 TO 15) & c$(6 TO 10) & c$(1 TO 2) & '0' > > I got the best results. While, with 300 REMarked out and 320 un-REMarked: > > 310  ggWBBBbb RRRrrGGG -> RRRrrGGG ggWBBBbb in big-endian > 320  c$ = c$(1

Re: [Ql-Users] QMenu 8.04

2017-12-10 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
simon629--- via Ql-Users wrote: > Hi is it save to upgrade my QLE with it and will you be updating > QPC2  to allow up to 10 devices OK Thankssimon629Simon Foster It should be save. And I don't quite understand the second question. Devices here are WIN, DOS, RAM, etc. QMenu now shows up to 10

[Ql-Users] QMenu 8.04

2017-12-09 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
I have just released QMenu 8.04 with these changes: ; 8.04 Fixed QDOS compatibility broken in 8.03 ; FSEL Allow up to 8 devices ; DSEL Now really allow up to 10 devices (buggy since 7.55) ; FSEL/DSEL Ensure device selection keystroke is unique ; LIST Fixed crash on

Re: [Ql-Users] GDPR and 25th May

2018-05-04 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Rich Mellor via Ql-Users wrote: > With the new GDPR legislation coming in on 25th May - how will the > mailing list cope with this? Article 30, section 5: "5. The obligations referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 shall not apply to an enterprise or an organisation employing fewer than 250 persons

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQ/E 3.33

2018-05-16 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Thierry Godefroy via Ql-Users wrote: > I am faced with a problem in v3.33: the "WMAN system colours" config block > is gone (!) and as a result, most of PE programs (especially old ones) are > affected and only display in the ugly (and CRT screen killing) white > background/green borders/black

[Ql-Users] QL-SD progress

2018-04-28 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
For anybody following my struggle to produce actual hardware, there is a slight update on the progress: https://www.kilgus.net/2018/04/29/ql-sd-update/ Good night ;) Marcel ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Merry Christmas with SMSQ/E

2017-12-30 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
pjwitte via Ql-Users wrote: > If you want a really miserable Christmas, you could try the following > - without saving your work first: > > 1 x% = 32000 > 2 y% = x% > 3 z% = 1600 > 4 t  = x% * y% * z%: REMark Kabm!!! > 5 PRINT "-- Im dead!" Nice find and, as usual, good repro, thanks. As

Re: [Ql-Users] Merry Christmas with SMSQ/E

2017-12-30 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
pjwitte via Ql-Users wrote: > Thanks, Marcel. Yes, I thought you might enjoy this little holiday > from "industrial" programming ;) Oh well, I'm already swamped with non-industrial work, I have so many ideas and projects on what to do that I hardly ever manage to finish anything :-( I even

[Ql-Users] Sandy SuperQBoard HD

2018-01-08 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Hi everybody, I described my quest for a HD capable Sandy SuperQBoard here: https://www.kilgus.net/2018/01/09/sandy-superqboard-now-in-hd/ Enjoy ;) ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Sandy SuperQBoard HD

2018-01-09 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Dave Park via Ql-Users wrote: > 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 read that the "02-02" stepping of the WD1772 can safely do HD,

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

2018-01-22 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users wrote: > I've released a new driver for QL-SD that uses standard qxl.win drives > instead of Qubide ones. I've been beta testing this for a few weeks and it's a dream come true. Finally a reliable way to exchange lots of data between my QPC and the QL :-) I have

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

2018-01-23 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
pgraf--- via Ql-Users wrote: >> Would it help to put a 74-style Schmitt-trigger in >> front of ROMOEH or something like that? > http://www.dilwyn.me.uk/qlsd/qlsd-hardware-src.zip ->> qlromext-sch.pdf, see U4 ;) :-) I totally forgot that the design is available, even though I already had it on my

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

2018-01-23 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Tobias Fröschle via Ql-Users wrote: > that Schmidt-trigger is already there. Nice little SMD bug under > the socket that sits in the ROMOEH line. Apparently, it doesn't help. At this point I'm just glad that my idea was not nonsense but turns out to be actually implemented in the design :-) And

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

2018-01-23 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Graeme Gregory via Ql-Users wrote: > Doesnt gold card have a parralell port? > > That should be enough IO pins to connect an SD card which just needs SPI. I think bit-banging would noticably reduce the transfer speed. Marcel ___ QL-Users Mailing List

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

2018-02-02 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users wrote: > I've already started putting together a clone using an Xilinx > XC9572XL, which I have lying around. The Verilog file compiled from > the get-go, I just had to remove the additional SS lines because of > Pin restrictions in the small chip on m

Re: [Ql-Users] Disk Mate 5

2018-02-01 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
simon629--- via Ql-Users wrote: > Hi Everyone > Is there and more news when Disk Mate 5 is being updated > OK Thankssimon629Simon Foster Disk Mate will never be updated, there are no sources for it anymore. Marcel ___ QL-Users Mailing List

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

2018-02-02 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
pgraf--- via Ql-Users wrote: >> Well, I said I'd do it and apparently I did it: >> >> https://www.kilgus.net/2018/02/02/clonetastic-ql-sd-clone-working-with-goldcard-clone/ > What surprises me is this: "With the original Verilog code my clone > didn't work at all, so it's definitely not just the

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

2018-02-02 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Dave Park via Ql-Users wrote: > Marcel, would you be willing to share your modifications for QL-SD2? Sure, I can be bribed :-P Also, it's GPLed anyway... but I want to make some more tests, preferably with the original hardware first. Marcel ___

Re: [Ql-Users] QA.RESRI info incorrect

2018-02-14 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
pjwitte via Ql-Users wrote: > On 14/02/2018 15:04, Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users wrote: >> pjwitte via Ql-Users wrote: >>> Error returns: >>> IMEM out of memory [SMSQ] >> This is correct. > If this is correct, isnt that bad news for any old toolkits that dont

Re: [Ql-Users] QA.RESRI info incorrect

2018-02-14 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
pjwitte via Ql-Users wrote: > Error returns: > IMEM out of memory [SMSQ] This is correct. > A1                                     A1 ??? This is probably correct. > Error returns: none This is not ;-) Marcel ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Odd behavour of the DIR command?

2018-07-26 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users wrote: > From the QL Forum: Copy of my answer: The problem is that QL filenames always include the directory paths and the usual substitution devices like DEV only redirect the OPEN call, after that the channel is maintained by the other driver, so the result of

Re: [Ql-Users] Odd behavour of the DIR command?

2018-07-26 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Jan Bredenbeek via Ql-Users wrote: > This has always been the problem with substitution devices. One solution > would be to rewrite the io.fstrg/fs.headr/etc code to substitute the > filenames read as well (essentially chop off the directory path > substituted). In case of io.fstrg this means

Re: [Ql-Users] return values QPC2 <>SMSQMULATOR

2018-08-04 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
François Van Emelen via Ql-Users wrote: > 110  REMark Why does 'dmedium_rdonly(\dev$) return 0 instead of 1 > 120  REMark Why does 'dmedium_type(\dev$) return -1 instead of 3 Because I didn't implement special support for this. The DOS device generally doesn't care if the directory you point it

Re: [Ql-Users] return values QPC2 <>SMSQMULATOR

2018-08-05 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Wolf via Ql-Users wrote: > I didn't get the original question, for a few days I seem to have had > some email trouble... This was the complete code: 100 OPEN_OVER#3,'ram2_rdonly_txt' 110  REMark Why does 'dmedium_rdonly(\dev$) return 0 instead of 1 120  REMark Why does 'dmedium_type(\dev$)

Re: [Ql-Users] return values QPC2 <>SMSQMULATOR

2018-08-05 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Wolf via Ql-Users wrote: > does your comment mean the question is solved? Not sure if intentional or not, but OPEN_OVER with NFS device overwrites any file, even if it's marked as read-only. And according to François it returns "not found" if the file really is on a read-only drive like a CD-ROM,

Re: [Ql-Users] Odd behavour of the DIR command?

2018-07-26 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Tobias.Froeschle--- via Ql-Users wrote: > When you want to solve this on device driver level, the driver has > to _know_ a directory has been opened with an aliased name. In the > DIR case, I firmly believe it doesn't (but please do correct me if > I'm wrong). Depends on which driver are you

Re: [Ql-Users] Odd behavour of the DIR command?

2018-07-26 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Jan Bredenbeek via Ql-Users wrote: >> Has anybody got the source code to the SUB device? It does this kind >> of substitutions. > I remember having done a disassembly some years ago. Will look when the > temperature here drops to non-tropical levels (it's now 35C :( ). Thanks, but it's so small I

[Ql-Users] QL-SD progress

2018-08-09 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Work on QL-SD is still moving along, the driver has reached version 1.07 and seems pretty stable now: https://www.kilgus.net/soft/qlsd107_bin.zip There is also a new version of the loadable DEV device (or actually it's the version that already comes with SMSQ/E, compiled for QDOS):

[Ql-Users] QD 2018

2018-08-15 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
To celebrate QD's 20th anniversary Jochen Merz gave me the premission to release the fabulous QD text editor for free. Enjoy: https://www.kilgus.net/smsqe/qd/ Cheers, Marcel ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] QD 2018

2018-08-15 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Jochen Merz via Ql-Users wrote: > 1988 + 20 = ??? ;-) Erm, calling it 20 makes me feel younger :-o Marcel ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] colour confusion

2018-08-24 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
OK, I have a little bit more time and net here now. When I defined the colours 15 or so years ago I was asking the community for feedback, but I think most people didn‘t even quite understand the purpose yet, so there weren‘t really any changes to it. I defined the colours based on three

Re: [Ql-Users] colour confusion

2018-08-24 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
No, „middle ground“ is supposed to be an alternative INK colour. Still on holiday, hope this works. Marcel > Am 24.08.2018 um 14:45 schrieb pjwitte via Ql-Users > : > > There appears to be some inconsistency in the application of colour > components of palettes by different software authors.

Re: [Ql-Users] QD 2018 colours

2018-08-28 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
pjwitte via Ql-Users wrote: > Im having a problem with the latest QD (2018). The 'Replace > confirmation sub menu' seems to have its colours mixed up. I cant read > that menu in any palette! I've never used or seen this menu, but yes, it's broken. Jochen was being clever here, unfortunately

Re: [Ql-Users] QD 2018 colours

2018-08-28 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Bob Spelten via Ql-Users wrote: > Per already mentions the jumpy resize behaviour. I frankly don't quite see what's jumpy about it? > One point I would like to add now, as a Basic programmer, is the DEFine > highlight that is not working for FN or FuNction sections. Again a feature I didn't

Re: [Ql-Users] QD 2018 colours

2018-08-28 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Bob Spelten via Ql-Users wrote: > But setting a custom width, moving the "size" to the left, is where the > right side also moves left. OK, now I see what you mean. The size is incremented in 20 character steps. There is no explanation in the code why that is, but as this is the same amount that

Re: [Ql-Users] QD 2018 colours

2018-08-28 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
pjwitte via Ql-Users wrote: > So that wouldnt help you, Bob. In VB0.3 the behaviour > changed again. Now DOing the resize button annoyingly resets the width > to 80 coloumns for some reason as well as maxing the hight. It has never worked for me before, but I fixed it anyway, > There is one

[Ql-Users] QL-SD order page

2018-08-31 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Hi everyone. I decided ql-users as the long-time home of most long-time users get the link to the QL-SD order page first: https://www.kilgus.net/ql/order/ Soon I will also publish it in QL Forum and Facebook. Cheers, Marcel ___ QL-Users Mailing

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-SD order page

2018-08-31 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
RWAP Software via Ql-Users wrote: > Thanks Marcel - it will also be worth listing some on sellmyretro - as > there are a few people who have been looking for these to go with their > Gold Card clones :) Judging from all the reactions I got so far I expect demand to surpass supply anyway, but if

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-SD order page

2018-09-01 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Thanks everybody, it will take me a while to process all the orders that came in so far! :-o Fairly recently I have decided that I will populate the upper SPI port to allow to connect possible future expansions without any additional soldering. Problem is, I've run out of connectors... so I've

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

2018-09-01 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Urs Koenig (QL) via Ql-Users wrote: > last day of summer 2018, a summer where I experienced so much. One if not > the greatest summer I ever had. :-) > Normally summertime is a QL free time for me and many other QL folks. But > this summer was different. In my case it was quite the opposite,

[Ql-Users] QLSD tester sought

2018-07-05 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
I've got a new QLSD driver release which needs some testing, so if anybody is willing to help there is a ROM and RAM version at https://www.kilgus.net/soft/qlsd105_bin.zip I'm mainly interested in making sure it still works as stable as before. There are 4 changes: 1. It solves a small problem

Re: [Ql-Users] QLSD tester sought

2018-07-06 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
desin via Ql-Users wrote: >> I'm mainly interested in making sure it still works as stable as >> before. > Hello Marcel > > works ok on the MiSTER > > but no luck on the MiST Hi Markus. What happens on the MiST? In principle the hardware access is the same as before. Cheers, Marcel

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

2018-01-22 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
pgraf--- via Ql-Users wrote: > Remark: This new driver can not be expected to resolve the signal > quality issue between (Super)GoldCard and QL-SD. This remains a > hardware problem. One beta release ALMOST worked with my Gold Card, it could read a directory half-way before outputting garbage.

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

2018-01-22 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Martyn Hill via Ql-Users wrote: > Do we have any understanding of the QL (Minerva) memory utilisation of > WIN as compared to SDC? I'm thinking about the need with the SDC driver > to keep container file-size small in order not to consume QL memory too > aggressively for its (equivalent of)

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

2018-03-08 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Darren Branagh via Ql-Users wrote: > Darren Branagh > > Sent from My iPhone X. Is that footer mandatory for people working for Apple? ;) Marcel ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Sjef vd Molengraaf

2018-03-15 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Bob Spelten via Ql-Users wrote: > I am sad to inform you all that Sjef van de Molengraaf passed away earlier > this week at the age of 73. I'm a bit late here, but that is really sad news. I remember the Eindhoven meetings fondly. Last weekend I was at the German ZX81/Spektrum meeting and that

Re: [Ql-Users] Sjef vd Molengraaf

2018-03-15 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
pgraf--- via Ql-Users wrote: >> Last weekend I was at the German ZX81/Spektrum meeting and that was >> very well visited (50 people or so) and was a reminiscence of the >> bigger QL events like Eindhoven in the past. Unfortunatelly there were >> only 5 QLers in attendance, including me. I wish

Re: [Ql-Users] Graphic objects and padding

2018-04-14 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
pjwitte via Ql-Users wrote: > If those who "wrote the book" on these matters arent able/willing to > pipe up, then we'll have to waste some time R-ingTFBs and doing the > tests ourselves. I'll be back. "The books" were written so long ago, even the people who wrote them must usually spend some

Re: [Ql-Users] SerMouse

2018-04-14 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Dilwyn Jones via Ql-Users wrote: > SERMouse is a software driver from Albin Hessler to connect a serial PC > mouse to one of the serial ports SER1 or SER2 of a QL. A specially wired > adaptor cable is necessary between the mouse connector and the QL serial > port. Only for those weird English QLs

Re: [Ql-Users] QLSD Drivers

2018-04-17 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users wrote: > new QL-SD drivers for QXL.WIN style container files are on my site > (wlenerz.com/qlsd). > These are much improved versions by Marcel Kilgus. > They should work with later QDOS versions (e.g. JS, MG), Minerva, SMSQ/E. Thanks Wolfgang. Perhaps a short

Re: [Ql-Users] FiFi

2018-03-30 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
> Am 30.03.2018 um 14:18 schrieb François Van Emelen via Ql-Users > : > Thank you. I suppose it is the same version as the one I bought many year ago > from Jochen Merz. Actually I know one user who has bugged Wolfgang so much that he did a few updates recently ;) No,

[Ql-Users] Cueshell

2018-03-31 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Happy Eastern everyone, today I'm proud to present to you Albin Hessler's Cueshell, in my eyes the best file manager ever written for the QL: https://www.kilgus.net/2018/03/31/cueshell-the-definitive-file-manager-for-the-ql/ All the best, Marcel ___

Re: [Ql-Users] Stuart Honeyball

2018-03-29 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
pgraf--- via Ql-Users wrote: >> Interesting story. I'm still a huge fan of the SGC, but could never >> afford it at the time. > I had the luck to buy my SGC after the price fell, but before it > became interesting for collectors. I find the SGC a masterpiece, the > best thing that ever plugged

[Ql-Users] QL-SD news

2018-03-29 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Speaking of only announcing stuff that basically already works, I have made huge progress regarding my work on QL-SD that I was going to write about today anyway: https://www.kilgus.net/2018/03/29/ql-sd-news/ Hope this is interesting to you all. Cheers, Marcel

Re: [Ql-Users] Stuart Honeyball

2018-03-29 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Dilwyn Jones via Ql-Users 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. Oh my! He wasn't that old, was he? One more

Re: [Ql-Users] Stuart Honeyball

2018-03-29 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
pgraf--- via Ql-Users wrote: > When I read the subject "Stuart Honeyball" I somehow expected he'd > attend a QL meeting, publish his memoirs, or anything, but not that. Yes, that would have been preferable. > I remember how proud I felt when Stuart Honeyball lent me an ear > about the 68020

Re: [Ql-Users] QL Video Card?

2018-03-29 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Peter Graf via Ql-Users wrote: >> Yes, this is true. That's the reason I have built a prototype of a >> bus-snooper that mirrors the QL screen on an HDMI monitor, but... damn >> it, now that you know I will never finish it :-) > Believe it or not, but when I wrote my remark this noon, I was

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-SD news

2018-03-29 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Dave Park via Ql-Users wrote: > This is amazing work! Thanks. > 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. We can certainly arrange

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-SD news

2018-03-29 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Peter Graf via Ql-Users wrote: > Did you test your logic changes with a non-Tetroid GC inside a QL where > the original logic did *not* work reliably? > > I'm asking, because IIRC you reported total failure of the original > logic with the Tetroid GC, while my experience was, that non-Tetroid GC >

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-SD news

2018-03-29 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Peter Graf via Ql-Users wrote: >> As far as I could gather in my limited tests, INGOT 5 never worked >> (which includes the Tetroid) and INGOT 6 worked or at least mostly >> worked. > That makes me a little sceptic, because I have one labelled "INGOT 5" > which worked (with the original driver and

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

2018-03-03 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Davide Santachiara via Ql-Users wrote: > As we are riding the wave do you see any chance to fix the palette bug in > Qmenu which was found by Giorgio Garabello a few weeks ago (cut and paste > below for your convenience)? QMenu 8.05 is out https://www.kilgus.net/smsqe/qmenu/ Marcel

[Ql-Users] TK2 v2.32

2018-03-04 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
I have released a new (or actually two new) versions of TK2. One versions only includes the timing critical parts of the QL-NET code and the rest can be LRESPRed afterwards. The other versions included the complete QL-NET code and misses the "ED" SuperBasic editor instead, which can be LRESPRed

Re: [Ql-Users] TK2 v2.32

2018-03-04 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users wrote: > I have released a new (or actually two new) versions of TK2. Due to feedback from Markus I found another SMSQ/E-dependant code part in ED that I have now removed. I have updated the files. Marcel ___ QL-Us

Re: [Ql-Users] TK2 v2.32

2018-03-04 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Dave Park via Ql-Users wrote: > 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? Well, the code only has the right timing from ROM as RAM is usually slower. Same would be true for MDV

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

2018-02-26 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Martyn Hill via Ql-Users wrote: > Specifically, when receiving via LBYTES (and SBYTES at the remote end), > Minerva 1.97+ on its own receives perfectly, but once the NET driver is > effectively replaced with TK2 (upto v2.23), issuing LBYTES will > completely hang the /receiving /QL - immediately

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

2018-02-27 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Martyn's reply was also sent to the list but probably wasn't published because it was HTML and my original replay wasn't published because it came from the wrong sender address... so anyway, here it is once more: Martyn Hill wrote: > OMGosh! > > Do you know how long I have been staring at the

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

2018-02-27 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Martyn Hill via Ql-Users wrote: > I looked again at the other serio vectored routines that themselves call > io_pend and determined that it was wise to preserve /their/ serio key in > d0 before resetting to 0 for io_pend, to avoid hammering their ability > to locate the correct NET driver vector.

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

2018-02-28 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Davide Santachiara via Ql-Users wrote: > As we are riding the wave do you see any chance to fix the palette bug in > Qmenu which was found by Giorgio Garabello a few weeks ago (cut and paste > below for your convenience)? I don't think you all realize how much work these "tiny fixes" usually

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

2018-02-28 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Martyn Hill via Ql-Users wrote: > Is QMON yet available as freeware, or otherwise for purchase? I don't think it's available yet, but should be eventually. Wolfgang, did you by any chance talk to TT about it? Marcel ___ QL-Users Mailing List

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

2018-02-28 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Dave Park via Ql-Users wrote: > 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. You can download it from my blog post if you're satisfied with only 48KB. > I'm trying to solve a qlnet issue and this might get me on the

Re: [Ql-Users] About OQTopus network manager.

2018-11-05 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users wrote: > An introductory article on OQTopus, the new network manager for Black > Phoenix > Enjoy the reading. Giorgio > > http://www.hunggartorino.it/ql/discovering-oqtopus-the-new-network-manager-for-black-phoenix/ Unfortunately I currently don't have much time to

Re: [Ql-Users] File header info

2018-09-28 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users wrote: >> File access key: Don't know of any software that uses this. > OK. let's see if anyone knows more ... I think the largely unknown TK3 used that byte. Not really important. >> "backup date" can be used by backup programs to store the date and time of >> the

Re: [Ql-Users] File header info

2018-09-28 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
> on dbas manual i've found an alternative description of the header.. > >    Type  Length   Name  Contents >    2 -    LENGTH    File Length >    1 -    TYPE  File access *256+ file type >    2 -    DATA  Dataspace size - EXECutable type >    2 -   

[Ql-Users] QD 2018

2018-09-15 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
I have just updated QD 2018 to version B.05: ; B.05 Implemented per-extension editor-usage (configurable) (MK) ; Fixed BASIC usage for DEFine FuNction (MK) ; Fixed colours in replacement confirmation dialog (MK) ; Fixed DO on resize to keep the x window size (MK) ; Bottom

[Ql-Users] QMON manual

2018-11-21 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Yesterday I asked on the QL Forum if somebody could maybe supply a PC editable version of the QMON manual for me to work on. Many people came forward and tried to help, thanks a lot! But Per mentioned that he already has a well formatted PDF of it but doesn't remember where he got it from. I was

Re: [Ql-Users] QL and 3D printing

2018-11-21 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users wrote: > http://www.hunggartorino.it/ql/ql-parts-thanks-to-3d-printing/ Interessting, thanks. 3D CAD and printing is one thing that I'd like to be able to do but better not try because I cannot do everything I want to do as it is... On the other hand we have some

[Ql-Users] QMac source code

2018-12-10 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Hi everyone. 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. All the best, Marcel

[Ql-Users] Kilgus.net update roundup

2018-12-16 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
For those that don't monitor my blog or the QL-Forums, here are a few updates that happened the last few weeks: I've decoded the GoldCard boot/patch ROM code https://www.kilgus.net/2018/11/14/supergoldcard-boot-sequence/ I've hunted down a crash in Minerva

Re: [Ql-Users] QMac source code

2018-12-14 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Jan Bredenbeek via Ql-Users wrote: > QLINK has some serious issues compared to the GST version. The symbol table > dump in the _MAP file looks strange and the generated binary output file is > not executable. I've used QLink 1.03 for years on many many projects including SMSQ/E without any

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