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FORTH for the SHARP PC-E500 (S)
10-29-2021, 11:46 PM
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RE: FORTH for the SHARP PC-E500 (S)
(10-26-2021 05:45 PM)Klaus Overhage Wrote:  The file created with SAVEM is 16 bytes longer than the program length: The "FORTH500" file has 18460 bytes. These 16 bytes are at the beginning of the file and contain, among other things, the program length and the start address. I tried to load FORTH500.BIN and FORTH500.OBJ with LOADM and got (luckily) "I/O error" as an answer. Only SAVEM generates the header required for LOADM. It would be nice if there was also a PC program for this ...

What would be the goal of such a PC program? Even with an adequate header, a binary file cannot be transferred, because only ASCII files are accepted for serial cable.

Quote:With the help of the UUCODE program mentioned by Helix from, the file FORTH500.UUE attached below was created from the file saved with SAVEM. It went like this:

Thank you for experimenting with the uuencode and uudecode programs. Currently I am satisfied with the method I use for loading Forth500, but it can be useful later.

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FORTH for the SHARP PC-E500 (S) - Helix - 09-06-2021, 11:41 PM
RE: FORTH for the SHARP PC-E500 (S) - dmh - 10-02-2022, 02:29 PM
RE: FORTH for the SHARP PC-E500 (S) - Helix - 10-29-2021 11:46 PM

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