Another weekend haul story

From: Roger Merchberger <>
Date: Tue May 27 12:32:37 1997

Due to massive amounts of caffeine & sleep deprivation, Barry Peterson said:
>On Tue, 27 May 1997 09:40:48 -0700, someone said:
>>- TI 99/4A "P-Code Module", whatever the heck that is (goes in the
>>expansion bay)
>The P-Code card allows you to run "universal" software. It never
>really caught on. I have the software, UCSD Pascal stuff mainly.

Ummmm... you mean it never caught on *then*... Now we have Java, which is
similar to what the P-code concept is... P-code compliled under UCSD Pascal
on a Tandy Color Computer (MC6809) could run unmodified on a TI-99/4A

JAVM - Just Another Virtual Machine.

Hope this helps,
Roger "Merch" Merchberger
Roger Merchberger       | If at first you don't succeed,
Programmer, NorthernWay | nuclear warhead disarmament should  | *not* be your first career choice.
Received on Tue May 27 1997 - 12:32:37 BST

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