Removing a stack from memory - is this a bug?
stephenREVOLUTION at barncard.com
Wed Dec 27 19:59:58 CST 2006
Many of my xcmds were done in Compilit as well as HyperBasic.
HyperBasic was chosen because they had really good serial port hooks
to the toolbox. I also used Pittman's PrintReport, the only xcmds
that gave one complete control of printing functions. At one point,
thanks to Genie, I amassed almost 750 xcmds.
There really is not much need for a Compilit with Rev, although
someone could write one I suppose, but the truth is, the speed of
Transcript coupled with today's processors screams.
At any rate, most or all of the xcmds you used to use with HC will
not work, unless you restrict yourself to system 9, and still I doubt
they'd work. Rinaldi does have some online, or script equivalents.
"Transcript being so fast, some externals has been rewritten using it.
Those are now checkmarked in a new "RR" column appearing in the XCMD
You simply have to copy the script to your stack in order to have all
your existing calls
to the external work identically, including original parameters."
Mr. Rinaldi should be in the X-Talk hall of Fame. He's contributed a lot.
He posts here sometimes...
>I have hundreds of XCMDs and XFCNs that I created using CompileIt
>that enabled me to number crunch very fast, even with an SE30, in
>HC. I haven't come to a conclusion as to whether these Externals can
>be put into a Library and called directly from Rev Stacks or not.
>Lots to read. At least I'm doing it on a Mac.
s a n f r a n c i s c o
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