Re: Bug found in C64?

From: Michael Steil (
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?


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