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by utz
Sun Apr 22, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: #BeepolaFriday
Replies: 45
Views: 1998

Re: #BeepolaFriday

Excellent work! Looking forward to many more #BeepolaFridays :)
by utz
Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Programming
Topic: Double buffering on the Spectrum
Replies: 40
Views: 1493

Re: Double buffering on the Spectrum

Ersh wrote:
Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:50 am
Ast A. Moore wrote:
Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:15 am
... If there’s enough interest in the subject, I’ll do a separate writeup, something along the lines of “The Definitive Guide to Using the Floating Bus” with an actual example and make a separate post about it.
Please do. :)
Here's some more interest ;)
by utz
Fri Mar 16, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Programming
Topic: Compact 64 column print routine
Replies: 75
Views: 2835

Re: Compact 64 column print routine

Soooo... how many bytes in the print routine code are actually usable as character data? :twisted:
by utz
Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Programming
Topic: Compact 64 column print routine
Replies: 75
Views: 2835

Re: Compact 64 column print routine

Not that I have anything useful to say, but I do want to join the choir of appreciation. This is a piece of art.
by utz
Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Programming
Topic: Comparing two 16bit numbers...
Replies: 10
Views: 420

Re: Comparing two 16bit numbers...

Simple. A comparison is just a subtraction with the result thrown away. or a ;clear carry flag ld hl,(highscore) ld de,newscore sbc hl,de jr nc,cont ;if highscore >= newscore, carry flag will be cleared ld (highscore),de ;if newscore > highscore, store new highscore cont ...
by utz
Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Website
Topic: Moderator Action
Replies: 95
Views: 4156

Re: Moderator Action

It is very sad that this discussion has resulted in @Rorthron leaving his admin role. I support every step and action that he took. 100%. I have made a decision: We will tighten up the forum rules. The ban will be changed to 2 weeks. A repeat of his message style will result in permanent ban with n...
by utz
Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Website
Topic: Moderator Action
Replies: 95
Views: 4156

Re: Moderator Action

No, no, no. I don't think calling out the mod team on stifling free speech, exercising their wielded power etc. is fair. Until proven differently, I remain completely convinced that this decision was born out of inexperience and a genuine desire to "keep things nice" around. I do think it was the wr...
by utz
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Website
Topic: Moderator Action
Replies: 95
Views: 4156

Re: Moderator Action

I'm mostly with Einar on this one, though for slightly different reasons (which I would rather discuss in private, though). However, Pegaz , you make an interesting point. It's indeed one of the major nuisances of wos that useless and Spectrum-unrelated drivel has taken overhand there. However, I be...
by utz
Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Emulators
Topic: Fuse 1.5.1 released
Replies: 39
Views: 1524

Re: Fuse 1.5.1 released

It has something to do with the old system being inflexible and overwriting option settings. In theory, as long as fastloading etc. are enabled, the new system shouldn't be significantly slower though, no?
by utz
Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Emulators
Topic: Fuse 1.5.1 released
Replies: 39
Views: 1524

Re: Fuse 1.5.1 released

+1, thanks @Fred and the Fuse team for all your hard work!