BBC printer port (ever used for anything else?)

From: Tony Duell <>
Date: Sun Sep 19 15:23:17 2004

> On Sun, 2004-09-19 at 10:05 -0500, Graham Toal wrote:
> > I know, look in the sources of ACW kermit and see who ported it :-)
> > I was amazed (and depressed) that the ARM port of Kermit was simply
> > my ACW port with another layer added to fake out the ACW routines,
> > which themselves were just a veneer over BBC OSBytes! What a mess!
> In case you're interested and/or have bits to offer, I'm trying to
> preserve whatever media (docs and software) I can for some of the more
> unusual Acorn odds and ends (ABC range, 32016 second processor, ARM
> Evaluation Kit, Springboard etc.)

FWIW, me too. I have the ACW and the ARM evaluation system (BBC Micro
Coprocessor [1]). I'm looking for other stuff too, of course, and
software to run on them...

> I'm yet to find *anything* that was marketed for the ACW; it's possible
> that PSpice ran on it, and possibly the QuickChip software (Witchy seems

I am pretty sure Reduse3 (computer algebra system) ran on the ACW or the
Beeb + 32016 coproceossr. I don't have it, I don't know anyone who's got it.

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