[Coco] Cartridge size limit?

Robert Gault robert.gault at att.net
Wed May 4 08:50:52 EDT 2016

Lee Patterson wrote:
> You know, I'm not entirely sure. I only have about 4400 lines of code. I'm using CMOC, and it might be that the buffer I allocate for my levels is taking up most of the space. If I'm not mistaken, static initialized data ends up essentially as FCB data.
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If graphic patterns and/or constant data are taking up most of the space, then 
consider some type of compression scheme. Move the compressed data into RAM, 
decompress it, and you require a much smaller ROM.
This has been discussed in the Coco mags but I don't remember where.


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