Start Using stacks
Joe Lewis Wilkins
pepetoo at Cox.Net
Wed Dec 27 21:53:16 EST 2006
Sorry about that! Pushed the wrong button. Eyes are getting droopy.
Anyway, it's nice to see that Rev has bumped the stacksInUse number
up to 50 for standalone applications.
On Dec 27, 2006, at 6:50 PM, Joe Lewis Wilkins wrote:
> 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
>> 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
>> s a n f r a n c i s c o
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