Defining Disk Image Dump Standard

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Thu Jun 1 17:02:19 2000

On 1 Jun 2000, Eric Smith wrote:

> Sellam Ismail <> writes:
> > But can you dedcode 6&2 encoded bytes in realtime on a 6502? Something
> > tells me it's not fast enough to do this.
> If you're clever enough, you can do it. I previously cited several packages
> that did it.

I'll take your word for it.

> Sellam wrote:
> > 6 to be exact.
> 7 to be exact, if you don't count the boot PROM, which isn't really
> part of the disk controller.

Oh well, I usually get the number wrong no matter how many times I look at
a ][ controller. At any rate, it's amazing.

I still maintain that the less than 256 byte Disk ][ boot ROM code is one
of the most amazing pieces of code ever written for a computing device.

Sellam International Man of Intrigue and Danger
Looking for a six in a pile of nines...

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