[Coco] GW BAIC for the CoCo (was New version of SDXC)

Alex Evans varmfskii at gmail.com
Mon Jun 22 22:39:38 EDT 2020

On Mon, Jun 22, 2020 at 4:07 PM <coco at jechar.ca> wrote:

> Yes that is what I am asking, lots of GW-BASIC programs ran in text mode
> or
> CGA such programs would have no Issues runing on a coco if the
> interpreter
> were ported but even with the source code the issues of translating from
> 8086 to 6809 or 6309 might be to much of a problem or perhaps memory
> would
> be the issue 64K vs. 640K.

GW BASIC is mostly a version of the ROM BASIC in the IBM PC  for
machines without BASIC in ROM. That BASIC fits on 4 8k ROMs (32k) and
only has access to a single segment (64k) for all of the BASIC code
and data.

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