QL (was: ZX-81 Question)

From: Adrian Vickers <avickers_at_solutionengineers.com>
Date: Tue Mar 26 20:24:10 2002

At 20:15 25/03/2002, you wrote:


>I hear that DEC BASIC is good, too.

Not bad; at least, not the version I used.

>Both of the above examples are compilers, though, I think.

DEC BASIC certainly was; or at least, it generated executable code. It may
still have run under an interpreter, I know not.

>Anyway, the point is that things based on BASIC don't need to
>be all bad. There is little difference between BASIC and many
>command languages which are perfectly useable. Now, whether
>one would write real software in it is another question.

I wrote a footie manager game in DEC BASIC. Bloody huge it was...

Cheers, Ade.
Be where it's at, B-Racing!
Received on Tue Mar 26 2002 - 20:24:10 GMT

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