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Forum: support.Apps 15 September 2019, 18:24
Replies: 553
Views: 104,958
Posted By Minuous
You can use ROMSplit to view the contents of the...

You can use ROMSplit to view the contents of the ROM and extract files as desired.

SKIPROMUPDATES tells SetPatch not to patch the current versions with the AmigaOS ROM Update file, so you will...
Forum: Coders. General 12 September 2019, 20:20
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By Minuous
IIRC there are utilities available which can fake...

IIRC there are utilities available which can fake the CPU flags however you want, which would enable use of software that checks for 68020+ but is actually coded for 68000+. But most software that...
Forum: support.Apps 09 September 2019, 10:36
Replies: 553
Views: 104,958
Posted By Minuous
@macce2: If you already have the desired...

@macce2:

If you already have the desired version of a library/device/resource in ROM, there is no need to LoadModule it.

There's nothing really special about .resource files as compared to...
Forum: project.EAB 08 September 2019, 15:36
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By Minuous
You answered your own question in the next...

You answered your own question in the next paragraph :-) If it's only SSL it's not so bad, but a lot of sites these days are using TLS which can cause problems on various platforms, not just Amigas.
Forum: project.EAB 08 September 2019, 15:00
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By Minuous
It's hardly a "security hole" just because a site...

It's hardly a "security hole" just because a site uses normal HTTP.

HTTPS was designed for banking and similar uses, it was never intended for it to be used on every site. And it causes site...
Forum: News 08 September 2019, 01:58
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By Minuous
Well, maybe this will be part of the...

Well, maybe this will be part of the long-ago-announced OS3 Enhancer Software, since OS4.1FE already has good datatypes. But come to think of it, so do 3.9 etc.

Like you say, they tend to randomly...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 September 2019, 20:18
Replies: 34
Views: 1,581
Posted By Minuous
@jotd: ...

@jotd:

http://aminet.net/package/misc/emu/amitrs80 is open source and has a Z80 core written in assembler.
Forum: Coders. System 05 September 2019, 03:55
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By Minuous
There's detailed information and examples in the...

There's detailed information and examples in the ROM Kernel Manual: Devices.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 August 2019, 01:17
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By Minuous
Turtles (Konami) / Turpin (Sega)

Turtles (Konami) / Turpin (Sega)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 August 2019, 06:19
Replies: 25
Views: 1,258
Posted By Minuous
Well, clone IBM PCs, for example, were...

Well, clone IBM PCs, for example, were manufactured by Commodore and continue to be manufactured by other companies, nothing illegal about that.



Bleem was legally emulating the PS1 which was...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 August 2019, 15:56
Replies: 29
Views: 1,941
Posted By Minuous
Seems it only handles the 68000 instruction set?...

Seems it only handles the 68000 instruction set? In which case it is entirely useless as most software that expects a fast Amiga will be built for 68020 or later, and of course AmigaOS 3.5/3.9 itself...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 August 2019, 07:14
Replies: 32
Views: 1,552
Posted By Minuous
I doubt it would have been much good no matter...

I doubt it would have been much good no matter who ported it, as it sucked on the NES too.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 August 2019, 13:16
Replies: 25
Views: 1,258
Posted By Minuous
There is nothing wrong with third party emulation...

There is nothing wrong with third party emulation for hardware which is still sold, it's already settled case law.

Machines for running OS4 are still sold; that doesn't mean there is anything...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 August 2019, 12:37
Replies: 25
Views: 1,258
Posted By Minuous
So I presume the problem, if any, is that part of...

So I presume the problem, if any, is that part of the install script for the emulator is to download the OS? Therefore, if the users were required to do this step manually, or via a third-party...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 August 2019, 10:55
Replies: 25
Views: 1,258
Posted By Minuous
If such stipulations are not already illegal,...

If such stipulations are not already illegal, they certainly ought to be. IIRC Sony tried a similar argument saying the PS1 BIOS was only authorized to be used on Sony hardware, but they lost. The...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 August 2019, 21:26
Replies: 25
Views: 1,258
Posted By Minuous
Presumably meaning in layman's terms that they...

Presumably meaning in layman's terms that they had some screenshots on their site, and/or because the emulator's window has rounded corners. :-(
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 August 2019, 19:48
Replies: 25
Views: 1,258
Posted By Minuous
If Apple makes their OS freely available from...

If Apple makes their OS freely available from their site, I don't see how it's an emulator developer's fault, or anybody's fault, that people download the OS.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 August 2019, 19:07
Replies: 25
Views: 1,258
Posted By Minuous
@tero: From my understanding the users download...

@tero: From my understanding the users download the OS directly from Apple.

@Samurai Crow: What licence should be required to be obtained by an emulator developer? I don't see why they should be...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 August 2019, 16:26
Replies: 25
Views: 1,258
Posted By Minuous
Apple trying to outlaw emulation

https://ia801504.us.archive.org/28/items/gov.uscourts.flsd.555634/gov.uscourts.flsd.555634.1.0.pdf

Let's hope this lawsuit fails, for the sake of our freedoms...
Forum: News 10 August 2019, 18:48
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By Minuous
Thanks for the kind words lilalurl.... ...

Thanks for the kind words lilalurl....

@honx:

The first page (http://amigan.1emu.net/releases/) was created on 11/8/99, the other pages (eg. the site map) were created later. Not much need for...
Forum: News 10 August 2019, 16:17
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By Minuous
Amigan Software website celebrates 20 years

Amigan Software is proud to announce 20 years of serving the Amiga community with their official website: http://amigan.1emu.net/

Starting from just Worm Wars our line of quality open source...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 August 2019, 12:08
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Minuous
Yes, but A2000s didn't come with legal indemnity,...

Yes, but A2000s didn't come with legal indemnity, better service, etc. And of course Macs have never been problem free, then or now.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 August 2019, 00:44
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Minuous
@AmigaHope: I did some quick research: the...

@AmigaHope:

I did some quick research: the A500 launched here for $AUD999 and the A2000 for $AUD2999, juding from the earliest official Commodore ad I could find. Of course $2000 was an obscene...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 26 July 2019, 03:12
Replies: 34
Views: 2,394
Posted By Minuous
@tom256: If it is just a direct replacement...

@tom256:

If it is just a direct replacement for 3.0/3.1 it will never be as advanced as 3.9.
Forum: support.Games 16 July 2019, 02:37
Replies: 61
Views: 5,655
Posted By Minuous
@Seiya: Also seems to be a bad...

@Seiya:

Also seems to be a bad system-configuration: Topaz 9 font is in use on your screenshot instead of the intended Topaz 8.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 July 2019, 03:55
Replies: 26
Views: 1,657
Posted By Minuous
It's their own fault for overcharging; they...

It's their own fault for overcharging; they wanted $400 to fix a cracked laptop screen, which was more than the replacement cost of a whole new machine. No prizes for guessing what I did next...
Forum: News 05 July 2019, 08:11
Replies: 131
Views: 29,451
Posted By Minuous
OK, done, granted exemptions to cover the...

OK, done, granted exemptions to cover the approx-15 day windows between free and non-free releases of Icaros.
Forum: News 05 July 2019, 07:28
Replies: 131
Views: 29,451
Posted By Minuous
(licence issue sorted out now)

(licence issue sorted out now)
Forum: News 04 July 2019, 19:03
Replies: 39
Views: 3,533
Posted By Minuous
@Dunny: Seems to be a problem only for you...

@Dunny:

Seems to be a problem only for you...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 July 2019, 07:24
Replies: 784
Views: 38,954
Posted By Minuous
@turrican3: Sure, they could have had a...

@turrican3:

Sure, they could have had a bridgeboard-like hardware emulation, but that would have added massively to the cost of the machine, for something that would be of use only to certain...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 July 2019, 01:59
Replies: 784
Views: 38,954
Posted By Minuous
To be fully compatible, it would have to have run...

To be fully compatible, it would have to have run the same software. How do you propose Commodore should have achieved that!?
Forum: Amiga scene 03 July 2019, 05:25
Replies: 784
Views: 38,954
Posted By Minuous
>Price of Hard Drives was stupid. Around...

>Price of Hard Drives was stupid.

Around here, at least, the A1200HD was not much more expensive than the floppy-only model.

>The end of line Ascii was not standard

And what, according to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 July 2019, 00:16
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By Minuous
Atari 600XL and 800XL are mentioned, without...

Atari 600XL and 800XL are mentioned, without robot pictures ;-) on page 41 of the Usborne "Expanding Your Micro" book (a scan of which, and AmigaBASIC and GW-BASIC versions of some of the Usborne...
Forum: support.Apps 26 June 2019, 02:35
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By Minuous
I would suggest setting up a larger Workbench...

I would suggest setting up a larger Workbench with autoscroll.
Forum: News 26 June 2019, 02:29
Replies: 217
Views: 14,879
Posted By Minuous
That's not necessarily the case: a game running...

That's not necessarily the case: a game running under WHDLoad is directly accessing the chipset, yet doing so in a compatible manner. The WHDLoad slaves are largely just fixing bugs in the games, eg....
Forum: News 25 June 2019, 09:57
Replies: 217
Views: 14,879
Posted By Minuous
Sure, MS-DOS games were the way you describe, but...

Sure, MS-DOS games were the way you describe, but I was talking about games being released these days: if someone downloads and run a Windows game it just works on pretty much any Wintel box, but...
Forum: support.Other 25 June 2019, 07:04
Replies: 20
Views: 1,574
Posted By Minuous
It's just an ordinary script file, anything that...

It's just an ordinary script file, anything that is valid in a script file can be used, including the CD command.

(Of course such changes are probably better to be done in User-startup instead...)
Forum: News 24 June 2019, 09:25
Replies: 217
Views: 14,879
Posted By Minuous
So much for Commodore's recommendations on how to...

So much for Commodore's recommendations on how to program the machine then, they will just be ignored and Amiga users will have compatibility issues, meanwhile on IBM-PC everything just works.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 24 June 2019, 06:25
Replies: 3
Views: 717
Posted By Minuous
Yes, the scrolling is the worst thing about the...

Yes, the scrolling is the worst thing about the conversion. Second worst thing would be the missing levels, and third worst the way you can only have one of the little robot lackeys instead of two...
Forum: News 24 June 2019, 06:10
Replies: 217
Views: 14,879
Posted By Minuous
Back in the 80s there was some excuse: very few...

Back in the 80s there was some excuse: very few users had any expansions, AmigaOS was lacking some functionality, Commodore's guidelines about writing compatible code weren't written, etc. But none...
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