Ethan Dicks <email@example.com> wrote: > Does anyone remember the "Rabbit" PET tape format? I have a Rabbit ROM, > a Rabbit tape (it loaded at $7800), and a box of Rabbit-ized PET software. I recall seeing the ads in Compute! (with or without !, I'm not completely certain) but at that time nobody really believed it could work. In any case, the copied thing we tried didn't work very well. > I used to use it exclusively when I was 13. Unfortunately, I do not have > a description of the format and may have to reverse engineer it from the > object code. Not impossible, but a right royal pain in the arse and very > time consuming. The Turbo Tape format wasn't quite so difficult to decypher, precisely because it's much simpler than Commodore's format. > AFAIK, it was faster because of a different bit pattern/frequency and no > redundant blocks. > -ethan -Olaf. -- ___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert rhialto(at)mbfys-dot-kun.nl "I would be dead in \X/ a week if I didn't do /something/. I'd be splattered all over the walls." - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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