[Coco] coco for android.
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Mon Oct 3 11:50:47 EDT 2011
About a year ago Brad Grier, author of the Mocha coco emulator, had
made a lot of progress in writing an Android coco emulator.
Not sure whatever happened, but it was close to working, i.e.:
Anybody know what happened?
On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 10:33 AM, John Musbach <johnmusbach1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 2, 2011 at 10:14 PM, Joel Ewy <jcewy at swbell.net> wrote:
>> On 10/02/2011 02:42 PM, Richard Ivey wrote:
>>> has anyone created a coco emulator for Android? I would love that.
>>> Coco mailing list
>>> Coco at maltedmedia.com
>> Not as far as I know. But from what little I have read about the Android
>> OS, it is meant to be programmed in Java, though it doesn't run Java
>> bytecode. So any existing Java code would at a minimum have to be
>> re-compiled. I believe there is, or has been, a CoCo emulator written in
>> Java. It might be possible to adapt that (if source code were available) to
>> run on Android... Pure speculation.
> Also remember that in addition to recompilation, screen real-estate
> and the change from a mouse and keyboard to a touchscreen interface
> also have to be taken into account. So porting applications, while
> possible and done before (e.g. Doom for iPhone), require additions and
> modifications to the code in addition to recompilation.
> Best Regards,
> John Musbach
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