Start Using stacks

Joe Lewis Wilkins pepetoo at Cox.Net
Wed Dec 27 21:50:47 EST 2006

In HC, we were limited to 10 stacks

On Dec 27, 2006, at 5:59 PM, Stephen Barncard wrote:

> 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 Collection list.
> 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...
> sqb
>> 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.
> -- 
> stephen barncard
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