From: Larry Mollica (larry-2004_at_pacbell.net)
Date: 2004-04-20 02:36:42
At 2:41 PM -0400 4/19/04, Greg King wrote: >You can put any eight-bit number into a string-expression by using the >CHR$() function. > >OPEN 6, 27, 0, CHR$(1): CLOSE 6 Eh, yeah I had that in the back of my mind, but for some reason was probably thinking the OPEN statement might be a special case or something. Don't know what exactly I was thinking, actually. This will be a neat trick if it works, can't wait to try it. > >But, I see another problem: different sets of character-codes. The CBM >uses PETSCII, while HP's devices use ASCII. So, your BASIC programs must >translate letters. Already familiar with that mess, though it's something I've not had to deal with for twenty years. Thanks all, Larry Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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