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Forum: Amiga scene 14 March 2019, 18:28
Replies: 166
Views: 6,819
Posted By hth313
I think it in reality means exactly that 3.1.4...

I think it in reality means exactly that 3.1.4 will join 3.5 and 3.9 in the legal limbo.

Given that Hyperion will lose, they will want to take revenge and it cannot get much sweeter than keep...
Forum: OT - General 14 March 2019, 03:39
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By hth313
Do you like Kolla and want him back?

I miss the cute Teddy Bear and I want him back.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 March 2019, 07:13
Replies: 166
Views: 6,819
Posted By hth313
I would say yes, your machine contains a ROM and...

I would say yes, your machine contains a ROM and you got floppy disks with it when you bought it. I would not feel that I was doing anything wrong if I picked up floppies online that once came with...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 March 2019, 23:48
Replies: 199
Views: 13,490
Posted By hth313
I should not go into this toxic place but here...

I should not go into this toxic place but here goes.

Software is not entirely like hardware. With hardware you sell a "thing" and with software (games may be the exception) you really sell a...
Forum: support.Other 15 February 2019, 22:59
Replies: 30
Views: 1,197
Posted By hth313
One is real the other is not. You have the real...

One is real the other is not. You have the real keyboard, real floppies, mechanical things happen and it displays only what it should.

With emulation, none of the above is true and you always have...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 11 February 2019, 08:43
Replies: 39
Views: 1,733
Posted By hth313
The way you describe the Amiga does not fit into...

The way you describe the Amiga does not fit into how I saw it. For me it was a computer that allowed me to develop software, play some online games and do some productivity. Yes, the gaming ability...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 February 2019, 07:39
Replies: 68
Views: 3,193
Posted By hth313
Faery Tale, and it is actually the only Amiga...

Faery Tale, and it is actually the only Amiga game I ever completed...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 February 2019, 07:57
Replies: 802
Views: 59,558
Posted By hth313
So to keep with tradition, we should accept bad...

So to keep with tradition, we should accept bad bugs, not get fixes for years, keep paying and also have the source hidden, hmmm... to prevent people from fixing it themselves?

Well, at least I...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 February 2019, 06:35
Replies: 802
Views: 59,558
Posted By hth313
I think the reason OS4/PPC never took off is that...

I think the reason OS4/PPC never took off is that is was too late, people had already left by early 2000. I left around 1993.

Think about it, every 3-5 year you upgrade your computer, C= folded...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 February 2019, 00:23
Replies: 802
Views: 59,558
Posted By hth313
LOL! I do read (more like skim when it comes...

LOL!

I do read (more like skim when it comes to all these for me rather uninteresting trademark stuff) the documents. I have little personal interest in all these Boing balls and such, but kitchen...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 February 2019, 18:53
Replies: 802
Views: 59,558
Posted By hth313
I actually see it the other way around, this is a...

I actually see it the other way around, this is a problem for Hyperion. They did not buy anything, they got compensation related to doing OS4 work, which basically granted them the work itself and...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 January 2019, 19:13
Replies: 802
Views: 59,558
Posted By hth313
If there is a desire to release this fix, it may...

If there is a desire to release this fix, it may unfortunately be quite urgent to do so. A court may soon rule to stop any further distribution of this software. It is not for sure they may be...
Forum: request.Other 12 January 2019, 20:25
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By hth313
Aha. But the rather sturdy plastic and...

Aha.

But the rather sturdy plastic and sliding metal door to keep the actual disk surface clean. Given the amount of dust and crap that the fan pulls through the internal floppy drive on my A3000,...
Forum: request.Other 12 January 2019, 02:57
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By hth313
Haha, I usually just throw them away, though my...

Haha, I usually just throw them away, though my little daughter love them and I gave her a some. Not sure if she kept them, why would you want them? It is just a sleeve open at the top with no real...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 08 January 2019, 05:28
Replies: 26
Views: 1,374
Posted By hth313
Yes, you can basically expect A500 games to work....

Yes, you can basically expect A500 games to work. However, you cannot run PAL games on an NTSC machine, PAL has more lines of resolution (256 vs 200).

Do not worry about memory. As a rule of...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 07 January 2019, 18:54
Replies: 26
Views: 1,374
Posted By hth313
I have learned in the past that it is "slow"...

I have learned in the past that it is "slow" memory(!)
Basically like chip memory, but not being able to be accessed by the custom chips.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 06 January 2019, 23:11
Replies: 26
Views: 1,374
Posted By hth313
While I have no first hand experience with the...

While I have no first hand experience with the A1000, I cannot recall that people complained it would not run games in the early years. I got into this when the A500 was new and there were a couple...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 06 January 2019, 04:42
Replies: 26
Views: 1,374
Posted By hth313
I remember when I took my A3000 out last year...

I remember when I took my A3000 out last year after 20-25 years, I had no idea what the three finger salute was to make it reboot. A couple of days later I suddenly just did it without thinking, it...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 January 2019, 01:41
Replies: 802
Views: 59,558
Posted By hth313
The summary as I understand it. Amiga Inc...

The summary as I understand it.

Amiga Inc and Cloanto claims that Cloanto owns 3.1, and Hyperion is only allowed to do 4.x/PPC. Hyperion thinks it can do both 3.1 and 4.x.

The real trial is set...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 05 January 2019, 00:43
Replies: 1,115
Views: 108,390
Posted By hth313
That is the address of it. It is dereferenced on...

That is the address of it. It is dereferenced on the following line move.l (a0),-8(a5) where the value is stored on the stack using the A5 frame pointer.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 05 January 2019, 00:41
Replies: 1,115
Views: 108,390
Posted By hth313
Probably, though it can also be an introduced...

Probably, though it can also be an introduced temporary with no real name that happens to behave the same as 't'. Given the quite rudimentary code generation model displayed here, I would however...
Forum: News 04 January 2019, 22:11
Replies: 89
Views: 9,945
Posted By hth313
It is not all that simple. Fragmentation occurs...

It is not all that simple. Fragmentation occurs no matter if it is closed or open source. It is more a matter of how many people are not happy with a situation and try to do something about it.
...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 04 January 2019, 21:12
Replies: 1,115
Views: 108,390
Posted By hth313
I cannot answer all your questions, but the...

I cannot answer all your questions, but the reason there is no symbol "t" I can at least speculate on. ;)

Symbol "t" is only use as a temporary once and the compiler may decide to just rewrite the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 January 2019, 08:29
Replies: 29
Views: 2,056
Posted By hth313
Was the A2000 really too expensive? It may have...

Was the A2000 really too expensive? It may have been true for some markets, but I do not recall that it was the case in Germany, which was a big market for the Amiga.

I think you make some very...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 January 2019, 03:54
Replies: 341
Views: 15,591
Posted By hth313
The only thing missing are the accusations that...

The only thing missing are the accusations that some people are lamers and I will feel totally thrown back to 1989.
Forum: News 02 January 2019, 02:43
Replies: 89
Views: 9,945
Posted By hth313
Ah, let them do what they want, have their small...

Ah, let them do what they want, have their small ownership and control, earning some pocket money. It may allow for feeding back some money and hopefully get further developments.

I doubt it is a...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 01 January 2019, 00:35
Replies: 12
Views: 1,268
Posted By hth313
Is it the Amiga hardware you are after, or just...

Is it the Amiga hardware you are after, or just some old school programming, back to basics, or close to metal programming? Retro computers, Raspberry Pi and other small development boards can be...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 December 2018, 18:58
Replies: 79
Views: 7,052
Posted By hth313
Having translated a large application on Windows,...

Having translated a large application on Windows, I can only say that UTF-8 for ordinary application programs is actually surprisingly simple, as long as you adopt the idea of "UTF-8 everywhere". If...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 December 2018, 18:42
Replies: 699
Views: 79,682
Posted By hth313
Because it is not possible to have such situation...

Because it is not possible to have such situation if the mouse pointer is limited to stay on the screen.

If you managed to drag a window to a location and let go of it, you can always pick it up...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 December 2018, 05:36
Replies: 802
Views: 59,558
Posted By hth313
And I who had hoped it would be quiet for a...

And I who had hoped it would be quiet for a year...

Interesting to see that Cloanto is claimed to own the copyright of AmigaOS 3.1. I have seen it mentioned on discussion forums before, but it is...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 December 2018, 20:39
Replies: 802
Views: 59,558
Posted By hth313
Do you have a link to the document(s)?

Do you have a link to the document(s)?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 December 2018, 08:01
Replies: 45
Views: 3,236
Posted By hth313
I discovered that there was a community around...

I discovered that there was a community around Amiga which ignited my Amiga interest again after 25 years. I took my old A3000 out from storage and got it up and running with 3.1.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 December 2018, 02:21
Replies: 22
Views: 3,486
Posted By hth313
Wow, that is probably close to what it costed new...

Wow, that is probably close to what it costed new (not counting inflation).
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 December 2018, 20:11
Replies: 97
Views: 8,360
Posted By hth313
My HP-41 calculator. Excellent machine, still...

My HP-41 calculator. Excellent machine, still have and I use them still.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 December 2018, 06:17
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By hth313
I would fix it as much as I desire and probably...

I would fix it as much as I desire and probably get rid of it. Sounds harsh but there are of course people out there which would be good owners of it and that do not own any real Amiga. You have...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 December 2018, 21:55
Replies: 29
Views: 2,056
Posted By hth313
It is a great video. It tells a lot of things in...

It is a great video. It tells a lot of things in depth as well as showing a good understanding of more high level matters. The only pity is that it does not continue into the downfall of Commodore,...
Forum: Amiga scene 09 December 2018, 19:38
Replies: 32
Views: 3,328
Posted By hth313
After having tried to use a RPi in couple of...

After having tried to use a RPi in couple of ways, I can only say that they are mostly hampered due to memory limitations. It cannot take modern fat software, like web browsers well. It just keeps...
Forum: support.Apps 07 December 2018, 20:47
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By hth313
I have two ways I transfer files, both require...

I have two ways I transfer files, both require that you can get online. UHC TOOLS http://uhc.retrodatorer.se/ which makes it easy to fetch things from aminet and a local NFS server (samba can be an...
Forum: support.Apps 02 December 2018, 23:29
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By hth313
The MakeSuperDisk tool writes existing...

The MakeSuperDisk tool writes existing super-kickstart files with bonus code to a floppy. It will not create the suitable file from a plain ROM image file.

You need another tool to piece combine...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 November 2018, 04:43
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By hth313
If that does not help, you could try some cold...

If that does not help, you could try some cold spray, it usually pinpoints temperature related issues quickly.
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