[Coco] quick basic09 copy program
goosey at virgo.sdc.org
Fri Feb 1 04:47:21 EST 2008
On Thu, Jan 31, 2008 at 12:23:46PM -0600, L. Curtis Boyle wrote:
> Using the I$ calls also means to you can DIM a byte array for the largest
> size you need,
Humm, buffer size could become a delicate choice as the program grew
and used more code & data.
>but you can control the # of bytes read/written every time
> you call it (unlike GET/PUT, which simply uses the variable's
Yeah, BASIC-09's file I/O is a bit.... strange. It's the BASIC
influence. I never really groked BASIC file I/O.
I had another question, but then I realized I'd have to read up on
BASIC-09 to know if the question even makes sense under the language.
>I used this a lot when we still ran Coco's here at work for
CoCos doing real work? Shocking! :-)
Willard Goosey goosey at sdc.org
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