From: Michael Steil (mist_at_c64.org)
Date: 2005-12-08 08:42:15
On Dec 8, 2005, at 5:53 AM, Greg King wrote: > From: Spiro Trikaliotis; on December 06, 2005, at 01:17 AM -0500 >> I do not know anyone who ever used that behaviour. Some printers >> come to >> mind, but I do not know if they were heavily used. Anyway, that >> wrong >> behaviour could only be experienced if that feature was used. >> BTW: I did not check if the KERNAL does that CR -> CR/LF conversion, >> too. IFF it does, then that would not be an error anymore. > Only BASIC does it. It is designed for RS-232 printers. They are > designed > for operating systems that always send both control characters. Interesting. So what operating systems use CR/LF? I always thought that only PCs did (Mac, Amiga, C64: CR, Unix: LF), but at the time the KERNAL was written, PCs didn't exist yet. CP/M perhaps? Michael Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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