Re: Some new 8032 Editor/Char roms

From: Niklas Ramsberg <niklas.ramsberg_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:21:40 +0200
Message-ID: <CAB7bzfc=rEcqNW6MtCUepu1ay+tEyOYDyktAjo46OZrsdmQB6Q@mail.gmail.com>
Tried them in VICE and they definitely look German to me: QWERTZ keyboard
layout, with , , and  keys (Swedish keyboards use QWERTY and have , ,
and  keys).

/Niklas Ramsberg
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On Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 9:44 AM, Bo Zimmerman <bo@zimmers.net> wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> I have run across some 8032 editor and character roms that match nothing
> in the olde Funet archives.  Since I'm aware of folks on this list who are
> interested in such things, I'd like to offer them up for yall to check out,
> and hopefully identify, so that they can be labeled correctly in the
> archives.  The character rom was labeled simply UB3, while the editor rom
> was labeled 80/2/781.
>
> They came from an U.S. 8032-B with standard U.S. English business
> keyboard, 110V power supply, and presumably 60hz.  The various punctuation
> keys I struck produced incorrect characters in an unknown font.  It felt
> German or Swedish, but frankly I'm so ignorant of such things, I must lean
> on others.  I assume that someone from Europe came to the U.S., altered the
> roms to match their language, and it eventually ending up in the hands of a
> very confused Texan. :)
>
> The links are here:
>
> http://www.zimmers.net/anonftp/pub/cbm/firmware/computers/pet/characters-unknown.bin
>
>
> http://www.zimmers.net/anonftp/pub/cbm/firmware/computers/pet/edit-4-80-b-Hz.80-2-781.bin
>
> Thanks for any assistance!
>
> - Bo Zimmerman
>
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