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Old 26 April 2017, 19:04   #154
Olaf Barthel
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Originally Posted by michaelz View Post
As a side project, I'm currently looking who owns the rights of the now liquidated MetaComCo ABasiC. I tried contacting the liquidators in question (KPMG) but in the UK it apparently is common practice to destroy the transaction records after 7 years. So does perhaps anyone here have a clue?
Hm... which value does "ABasiC" actually have today? What does it enable which could not be accomplish by any other means? Is it worth the effort, considering how much more advanced its "successor" AmigaBASIC was by comparison, and even that was not exactly the yardstick by which BASIC interpreter performance, power, and GUI responsiveness had to be measured.

Call me a hard man, but I would much rather see one of the commercial Amiga 'C' compilers made by the defunct Manx Software Systems of Shrewsbury, New Jersey made available for free use, including the source code for its runtime library.
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