BASIC bugs; was: 264/TED/Plus4 Story

From: Marko Mäkelä <>
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2011 21:46:43 +0300
Message-ID: <20110830184643.GA2622@x60s>
On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 06:41:54PM +0200, Gerrit Heitsch wrote:
>It's not the well known math crash that can be triggered with
> ?5+"A"+-5
>this one still works with -05.

Wasn't it ?0+""+-0 that crashes BASIC V2 (Commodore VIC-20 and 64)? On 
the plus/4 it merely seems to cause a BRK into the monitor. BASIC V2 and 
the plus/4 BASIC also does BRK when you type 35072121.

I wonder if other Microsoft BASIC implementations have the same bugs, or 
if anyone has investigated these bugs in a similar detail as this entry 
about the WAIT6502,1 easter egg:

Best regards,


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