[rescue] Whee! Time to relearn 6502 assembly

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Sat Aug 12 10:32:56 CDT 2006

Fri, 11 Aug 2006 @ 15:19 -0400, Joshua Boyd said:

> > The Apple machines ended up with some really good software here and
> > there, some of which never really got duplicated elsewhere.
> > 
> > That's also an area where UNIX software really falls short.
> > 
> > Lot's good software for doing physics, math, etc, but almost nothing for
> > actually teaching it or doing it non-programmatically.
> > 
> > When you do find something, it is usually very complex or very
> > expensive.
> Can't the original Apple2 software still be run easily enough in an emulator?

Probably... but then if you have the real hardware, it seems nicer.

Of course, if you create an emulator box and set it up to hide the real
OS visually, it gives the right illusion sometimes.

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and enduring,  but to him they are but toys of the moment to be overturned
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