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Mar 2017

Massively Interleaved Sprite Crunch

Tue 7-Mar-2017 03:03
Hello, great explanation and fantastic demo!

If your crunched sprite starts at offset 0x35 what do you do to get there to begin with? Do you start at 0 with the FG color set to black or in the top border and do some dummy crunch to traverse the graph to the right starting point?

On another topic, it seems the demo can behave a bit weird with multiple disk drives present on the serial bus (tried with a real 1541 as drive 8 and an Ultimate-II as drive 9)... could it be that you implement some custom serial protocol which the other drive might respond to or something?


Fri 10-Mar-2017 05:23
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The TTY demystified

Mon 13-Mar-2017 08:49
This was extremely helpful, thanks!

Spindle v2

Mon 13-Mar-2017 19:03
Hey, this is excellent stuff!
May I request a C16/Plus4 port, please! :)


The TTY demystified

Wed 15-Mar-2017 13:28
> In The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams mentions an extremely dull planet, inhabited by a bunch of depressed humans and a certain breed of animals with sharp teeth which communicate with the humans by biting them very hard in the thighs. This is strikingly similar to UNIX, in which the kernel communicates with processes by sending paralyzing or deadly signals to them. Processes may intercept some of the signals, and try to adapt to the situation, but most of them don't.

This is the only thing I could find about it, do you have any reference for that?

The Chipophone

Tue 21-Mar-2017 21:50
I am delighted!