[Coco] 512k coco programs

Mark Marlette mmarlette at frontiernet.net
Tue Dec 25 09:08:53 EST 2018


Much like my post to Art.

Can you add or report here specifics, that way the list can be improved upon?


Mark Marlette
mark at cloud9tech.com
mark at gamecamaddict.com

On Tuesday, December 25, 2018, 7:47:03 AM CST, Robert Gault <robert.gault at att.net> wrote: 

Speaking of RAM disks, I wrote a program requiring 512K that will backup disks in a single pass 
regardless of their size in tracks. You can make multiple copies with a single read.


Arthur Flexser wrote:
> The list seems a trifle misleading, in that many programs that absolutely
> require only 128K run much better if you have 512K.  So, while the list
> notes some programs that require 512K for no disk swap, there are a much
> greater number of programs that can run in 128K but use 512K in other ways,
> such as games allowing more levels or Extended ADOS-3 including a built-in
> Ramdisk or word processors with much larger buffers under 512K.
> Art

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