8" floppy project

From: Tony Duell <ard_at_p850ug1.demon.co.uk>
Date: Wed Aug 11 17:41:59 2004

> Tony Duell wrote:
> > Cheating a bit, but how about FIGforth? I believe it is truely public
> > domain, and as it runs on the bare metal, it could be claimed to include
> > the OS. I assume there was/is a version of the 8088.
> Yes, but try and find it today. Fig forth is for the 8080 and 6502 with I/O

What did happen to all the FIGforth source listings? I am very suprised
they're not on an ftp site somewhere (but yes, I have looked :-()

> supplied by the user and ASM source. While I suspect you can get a

It ran on a darn sight more than those 2 processors. There was certainly
a Z80-specific version (I bought the listing for that), a 6809 version, a
PDP11/LSI11 version, and probably a lot more.

> PS did the Jupiter Ace ever have floppy disk?

Not offiically, but I wouldn't be suprised if somebody had hacked one on.

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