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
> "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...
>> 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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