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] 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] 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] 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

[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] 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] 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

[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] 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

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] 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

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] 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,

[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] 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:

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] 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] 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] 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!

2019-12-22 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
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] 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] 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 ___

[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

[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