Blue Book Interpreter/ObjectMemory/BitBlt

stéphane ducasse ducasse at
Wed May 10 08:34:34 UTC 2006

Do not forget in the future to put all that material on the web :)


On 9 mai 06, at 09:01, Wolfgang Helbig wrote:

> Hi tim,
> you adviced:
>> Mario Wolczko produced something like this years ago - with some bug
>> fixes, since IIRC there was one place where a 17 bit cpu was needed -
>> and you might find files somewhere. You'll need to google both the
>> correct spelling 'wolczko' and a wrong one 'wolzcko' to get info.
> Thanks. I mailed Mario and received all I wanted.
>>> And did any one type in the ObjectMemory implementation from the
>>> Blue Book?
>> Well it would be pretty much an essential part of the whole thing so
>> I think you can be fairly confident that Mario's file(s) would have
>> it. An interpreter without the object memory stuff would be as much
>> use as a chocolate teacup...
> You're right. Mario's file does contain a MemoryObject.
>> To make any use of it you'd have to also create or obtain an image
>> file of the correct format along with the sources and changes files.
> I've got two of them. One from 1983 and one from 1988. Including  
> sources and
> changes files. I run the '83 vintage with the Hobbes Emulator. And  
> I want to run
> them with a Unix VM I am trying to build. But don't wait for it. :-)
> Greetings and thanks,
> Wolfgang
> --
> Weniger, aber besser.

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