Running UCSD Pascal on an Apple II

From: Sam Ismail <>
Date: Wed Jan 28 15:17:37 1998

On Wed, 28 Jan 1998, David Williams wrote:

> Any idea what UCSD uses in Applesoft that it would require the
> roms? I know it doesn't require the "autostart" monitor rom which
> came with the II+ because I replaced mine with the older II rom and
> UCSD still ran fine. Of course I still had the Applesoft BASIC code
> roms in the machine, but that was just the language interpreter. I'd
> be curious to know for what or why UCSD would make use of the BASIC
> roms.

I can only speculate but perhaps it used some of the floating point math
routines. I'm sure, just like the X-files, the truth is out there. If I
was home I could dig into my references.

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