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From: Michel Catudal
Subject: Re: Which basic compiler to buy?
Date: 12 Dec 2002 22:23:09 -0600
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Frank Bemelman wrote:
> Compilers have gotten better, but TurboC was not that bad. Did you use
> that for the Z80? Didn't know there was a TurboC for Z80.
I've used Turbo Pascal for CPM/80 at the time that I was working on a mail
system at Merrill Lynch at the World Trade Center in the mid eighties and
have never heard of Turbo C for CPM/80 or I would have used it. Turbo pascal
wasn't well suited for embedded environment so I used assembler because the
only other alternative was Fortran. We called it slowtran, I don't remember
who wrote the Fortran compiler but it was bad and generated bloated code.
The assembler from Microsoft was a piece of very slow. We used SLR wich was
This guy is obviously bullshitting you unless Borland released Turbo C
for CPM/80 in some other countries. As far as the US is concerned, I've
never heard of it, I would have bought have I heard of it.
Tired of Microsoft's rebootive multitasking?
then it's time to upgrade to Linux.
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