[Coco] Re: philosphical ... discussions
rayanddoraleew at earthlink.net
Thu Oct 7 15:42:13 EDT 2004
>Well if you want new stuff, and have to write it yourself, then the CoCo is
>nothing more than nostalgia.
>All this new hardware is just cooler faster better ways to store and run the
>same old shit.
Charlie, I don't know how far back you go with the CoCo, but there were
apps that would look fairly good even on today's computers. Such RSDOS
apps as the VIP Library, MAX-10 & CoCoMax3 were ,and still are superb.
The problem that exists on nearly all the good apps is to get them
working on HGBDOS or to port them over to OS-9. They used their own
disk commands and need to hacked into conformity. There were also some
very good apps for OS-9 that seemed to disappear into the woodwork like
MVCanvas. So, it may not be a requirement of programming from scratch,
but just digging in and hacking away. Unforch, it is a little above my
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