[Coco] VCC on Mac

Bill Pierce ooogalapasooo at aol.com
Fri Jun 17 10:45:50 EDT 2016

Steve, you hit the nail right on the head. The whole idea is to get rid of Microsoft dependencies. In doing so, I think we'll end up with an even better graphics display.
The "VCCE Development Team" thanks you for the support. I personally don't do any of the programming (maybe in the future), just distribution and documentation, but I'm sure those who do the programming appreciate the support.

If we ever get past this one hurdle, I think the project will start moving forwards rather quickly :-)


 I am an avid VCC power user and do all my own Nitros9 software development in VCC as I like working "in" NitrOS9 and not "for" NitrOS9 (using cross-compilers). I am looking forward to some of the changes/enhancements that have been discussed while working on the project.

Bill Pierce
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-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Strowbridge <ogsteviestrow at gmail.com>
To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Sent: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 10:19 am
Subject: Re: [Coco] VCC on Mac

Other than a little bit of drama, it looks like progress is being made onthe VCC front which is exciting, I somewhat understand what is beingdiscussed here, I know what active-X, which is basically Microsoft's APIfor pushing graphics in the Windows OS, and I understand that would notwork on any other OS, and should be changed to a more neutral technology.To over simplify my digestion of this thread, once changes in the code arecommitted, and you get rid of the dependencies on a Microsoft specificgraphics engine, using an OS neutral graphics render engine and using acommon language like "C" this code should be able to more easily be portedto Mac and Linux, and that sounds exciting.VCC has been my primary emulator due to the fact I run Windows and it'seasy to use, but I also appreciate the fact that Xroar and MAME accomplishthe similar goal for many different OS and that's a great thing.I look forward to seeing future releases of this, and I'm happy to knowthere is a lot of interest in moving it forward.I would like to extend my gratitude to those who picked up this torch andcontinue to carry it, as a guy who mostly "just plays games" I appreciatethe work "real" computer users put in to making the technologies thatenthusiasts like me can benefit from.Steve Strowbridge, akaThe Original Gamer Stevie Strowhttp://ogsteviestrow.comogsteviestrow@gmail.comOn Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 5:38 PM, Stephen H. Fischer <SFischer1 at mindspring.com> wrote:> Do you understand the term "DELETE YOUR ACCOUNT" BILL!>> You are not GOD and your bitter hatred of me is totally misplaced and ON> YOUR PART ONLY. Remember the help I gave you at the beginning, I went out> of the way to help you. You have gone in a different directions than most> CoCo people and we all are loosing.>> And your skills as a programmer may be great but that does give you the> right to delete my posts on http://www.tandycoco.com/forum/ which have> been done despite the owner saying that has not happened!>> Get a life! I admit my mistakes, when are you going to. I have received> part of the source code for VCC and understand how Windows programs work> and emulators in general. You are Johnny come lately to the CoCo world, I> was on Delphi and moved to Bit.Listserv.CoCo and have been on this list> from the beginning.>> Stephen H. Fischer>> ----- Original Message -----> From: "Bill Pierce via Coco" <coco at maltedmedia.com>> To: <coco at maltedmedia.com>> Cc: "Bill Pierce" <ooogalapasooo at aol.com>> Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 7:37 AM> Subject: Re: [Coco] VCC on Mac>>> > First, Stephen Fisher is not, nor ever will be associated with the VCC> project. He has NO knowledge of what is going on and needs to stay out of> my conversations.> > NO... There is NO "VB6" code ANYWHERE in VCC,.... again, SHF needs to> mind his own business. (For the newbies here, it's a long story with SHF).>>> --> Coco mailing list> Coco at maltedmedia.com> https://pairlist5.pair.net/mailman/listinfo/coco>-- Coco mailing listCoco at maltedmedia.comhttps://pairlist5.pair.net/mailman/listinfo/coco

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