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by Sarah
Tue Sep 15, 2015 2:43 am
Forum: Dragon General
Topic: ASCII to CAS in Perl?
Replies: 6
Views: 471

Re: ASCII to CAS in Perl?

Dragon Convert (DC) also does this conversion; although you asked for a Perl script!
by Sarah
Mon Sep 14, 2015 7:01 pm
Forum: Dragon General
Topic: File2VDK anyone?
Replies: 41
Views: 8987

Re: File2VDK anyone?

I'd recommend picking a different source ID value (e.g. 0x03 or something unique)! ;) The flag and compression definitions can be found in DOSCART.C (pcd206s.zip): #define VDKFLAGS_WP 0x01 // write protect #define VDKFLAGS_ALOCK 0x02 // advisory lock (can be overridden) #define VDKFLAGS_FLOCK 0x04 /...
by Sarah
Wed Sep 09, 2015 5:36 pm
Forum: Dragon General
Topic: Converting cassettes
Replies: 4
Views: 382

Re: Converting cassettes

Yep, I'm glad you figured that out! :D There's a little information about DCWIN in the wiki that you may have already seen and a small amount of discussion here although no instructions. The DCWIN core borrows extensively from the far older MS-DOS based tool DC.EXE; as a result the documentation for...
by Sarah
Thu Sep 03, 2015 8:18 pm
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: Protection systems
Replies: 18
Views: 6349

Re: Protection systems

The vast majority of tape based software used standard block structures, even if (as mentioned above) some of the more interesting loaders utilised various non-standard / out-of-order block types or deliberate CRCs, etc. As a result, close to 100% could be copied reliably and fairly easily with Quic...
by Sarah
Fri Aug 21, 2015 3:27 pm
Forum: Dragon General
Topic: Dragon 64 rescued from local dump ! (image heavy)
Replies: 10
Views: 788

Re: Dragon 64 rescued from local dump ! (image heavy)

Wow, awesome job!

Well done Stig (of the dump)!
by Sarah
Fri Aug 21, 2015 3:17 pm
Forum: Dragon General
Topic: burgins.com and maddes.net gone?!?
Replies: 10
Views: 1221

Re: burgins.com and maddes.net gone?!?

Yes, I spring-cleaned the Dragon content from my personal domain and separated it out to emulator.org.uk many years ago. However, these pages were still hosted by my employer and after remaining online long beyond the removal of other non-work sites, as a special case, it appears they finally vanish...
by Sarah
Wed Aug 12, 2015 4:27 pm
Forum: Uploads
Topic: Dragon 32 "Quick Reference Guide"
Replies: 2
Views: 699

Re: Dragon 32 "Quick Reference Guide"

That looks familiar - it was originally part of the BASIC manual, wasn't it - detachable via perforations?
by Sarah
Wed Jul 08, 2015 7:06 pm
Forum: Uploads
Topic: T3 v1.01 (break key fix)
Replies: 5
Views: 1716

Re: T3 v1.01 (break key fix)

Thanks zephyr, cool screenshots. It's nice to know that someone still remembers T3. Maybe I'll try it on my Hudl2 sometime!
by Sarah
Mon Jun 29, 2015 4:13 pm
Forum: Dragon General
Topic: Computer museum seeks BBC Micro fixers
Replies: 0
Views: 603

Computer museum seeks BBC Micro fixers

A public appeal for people who can repair BBC Micro computers has been launched by a museum.
The National Museum of Computing (TNMOC) needs help to maintain the stock of BBC machines it uses in education programmes and exhibits.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-33291036
by Sarah
Mon Jun 15, 2015 10:15 am
Forum: Software Requests
Topic: Choplifter?
Replies: 3
Views: 1571

Re: Choplifter?

I think there were a couple of attempts at something similar although not sticking too closely to the original concept or tending to cross with ideas from Defender, e.g. Copta Snatch?