[Coco] OS-9 Databases

Aaron Wolfe aawolfe at gmail.com
Sun Sep 9 11:09:32 EDT 2012

On Sun, Sep 9, 2012 at 6:49 AM, Aaron Sebold <manney at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I was wondering if anyone could direct me to some databases that were
> written for OS-9, in a high level language and have released their
> source?  I wanna peek around and see what they did and how they did
> it.  :)

Seems to be par for the course on the list as of late, but I think we
are missing the crux of Aaron's question..  he is looking for high
level source code to "see what they did and how they did it".   So
probably not too interested in a binary (or the merits or issues with
actual use of that binary :)

I'd be interested in such code as well, but haven't seen any.  There
really isn't much high level code for OS9 software around in general,
since for one most OS9 software was not written in a high level
language to begin with, and also I think because the concept of "open
source" really wasn't around in OS9's heyday (at least not on
microcomputers).  Basic09 does have decent support for records and of
course C will do anything you'd like, but finding an example of a
database using either might be tough.

You could try looking through the 68 Micro Journal, they have lots of
articles on various techniques using the programming languages found
in OS9 and might have some of what you're looking for.


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