[Coco] Anyone tried this disk?

Arthur Flexser flexser at fiu.edu
Fri Apr 2 16:50:58 EDT 2021

Come to think of it, maybe the version that the question was raised about
didn't work because there was a Basic loader program (not in the original
version, perhaps) that this version required to be run in order to have it
boot up correctly?


On Fri, Apr 2, 2021 at 2:24 PM Arthur Flexser <flexser at fiu.edu> wrote:

> My recollection is that UNPATCHED Edtasm will work in 80 columns when
> started from an 80-column screen, but there's some trivial response to its
> first prompt that must be typed in blindly (or a line added to a Basic
> loader program that does the equivalent) in order to get it going.
> Art
> On Fri, Apr 2, 2021 at 8:49 AM Robert Gault <robert.gault at att.net> wrote:
>> There is a "patched" version of EDTASM in the colorcomputerarchive disk
>> section that claims to be patched to use 40 or 80 column screens. The disk
>> is called EDTASM80.DSK.I have tried it and it still uses a 32 column screen
>> and does not do anything if you start from a 40 or 80 column screen.
>> Has anyone tried this zip package and if so, what were the results?
>> Robert
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