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now that it's being fixed (it is, isn't it?) - to anyone that may care about itmn on Sep 21
 New Forum Policy: All posts must be completed in two words or less.Pete on Sep 21
  Re: New Forum Policy: All posts must be completed in two words or less.SMcNeill on Sep 21
   Re: New Forum Policy: All posts must be completed in two words or less.Pete on Sep 21
    Too many new things to learnSolitaire on Sep 21
     And just wait for the battle of the underscores, it's coming.Pete on Sep 21
      Re: And just wait for the battle of the underscores, it's coming.SMcNeill on Sep 21
       who knows anything about SDL2STxAxTIC on Sep 21
        I know something about SDL2Pete on Sep 21
         sdl was an ideal choice, i liked it from day one (actually,before most here knew about it)mn on Sep 22
  here you go pete, in two wordsmn on Sep 22
   And the horse, that as of last year, rode over it.Pete on Sep 23
 Re: now that it's being fixed (it is, isn't it?) - to anyone that may care about itSMcNeill on Sep 21
  don't be afraid to name me personally, SteveSTxAxTIC on Sep 21
   Re: don't be afraid to name me personally, SteveSMcNeill on Sep 21
    Don't worry. Nobody truly "leaves".STxAxTIC on Sep 21
     Back to BASICsPete on Sep 21
      Re: Back to BASICsSMcNeill on Sep 21
       The problem is the disagreements...Pete on Sep 21
        Re: The problem is the disagreements...SMcNeill on Sep 21
         then it's settledSTxAxTIC on Sep 21
          Re: then it's settledPete on Sep 21
           not that I speak for Steve, butSTxAxTIC on Sep 21
            Steve fiddles while Australia burns.Pete on Sep 21
             Re: Steve fiddles while Australia burns.SMcNeill on Sep 21
              Countless others? I thought Clippy wasthe one deficient in math skills.Pete on Sep 22
            ah, well thanks for owning this siteSTxAxTIC on Sep 21
         I know you have ears...Pete on Sep 21
for posteritymn on Sep 20
alternative QB45-compatible compilersSTxAxTIC on Sep 19
 i think it would be shabby not to reply at allmn on Sep 20
 Re: alternative QB45-compatible compilersPete on Sep 20
 A whole swarm of them at:SMcNeill on Sep 21
 thanks for your responsesSTxAxTIC on Sep 21
for those of you coming over (hattip to STxAxTIC)mn64? on Sep 19
NUL NUL NUL, that's not how you do it!don't make me compare it to another dialect on Sep 19
steve, this is how NOT to name a qb64 commandmn64 on Sep 19
 *AROSE$ by any other name would be BASIC? BUT, could thou any longer tell by reading it?william shakespeare gates iii on Sep 19
  and now for the constructive versionmn64 on Sep 19
 How about _STRBEANS? That way, Steve can compare produce.Pete on Sep 19
 Re: steve, this is how NOT to name a qb64 commandSMcNeill on Sep 19
  this is a reasonable and thoughtful response, which is > i deserve, but there's 1 thing...mn64v0954 on Sep 20
   Re: this is a reasonable and thoughtful response, which is > i deserve, but there's 1 thing...SMcNeill on Sep 21
qb64: a situation where _OS$ might not work the way it is nowmn64 on Sep 16
 *don't worry steve, i'm not asking you to break anything years oldmn64 on Sep 17
  * I didn't think so. You aren't Clippy after all. ;)SMcNeill on Sep 17
 Re: qb64: a situation where _OS$ might not work the way it is nowSMcNeill on Sep 17
  all i was saying is that os$ will probably create false positivesmn64 on Sep 17
   Re: all i was saying is that os$ will probably create false positivesSMcNeill on Sep 17
    my (second) favorite language (ever) is 100% OOPmn64 on Sep 17
     Re: my (second) favorite language (ever) is 100% OOPSMcNeill on Sep 17
      *thanks for this great response. i won't take up more of your time... for now ;)mn64 on Sep 17
   Have you considered...Luke on Sep 19
    no to the first one, yes to the second onemn64 on Sep 20
whogab64... possible dialects of nearly-basic and suchmn64 on Sep 16
 A dynamically typed BASIC is an interesting ideaqbguy on Sep 16
  obviously whether a language is static type doesn't determine dynamic type supportmn64 on Sep 17
   incredible program, by the waymn64 on Sep 17
   There's no conceptual difficultyqbguy on Sep 17
 I personally would never be comfortable in a dynamicly typed languageMichael Calkins on Sep 17
  that's surprising, when you break it down into what it really entailsmn64 on Sep 17
   in any case, there's an easy to have the best of both worldsmn64 on Sep 17
   Re: that's surprising, when you break it down into what it really entailsMichael Calkins on Sep 17
    duck typing = "reasonably" predictable typingmn64 on Sep 17
     Re: duck typing = "reasonably" predictable typingMichael Calkins on Sep 17
      it's way better than error handling in qbasic (but i think msft never finished it anyway)mn64 on Sep 17
  quickly: re: "I think the convenience factor of dynamic typing is negligible."mn64 on Sep 17
   perhaps a short example would help?Michael Calkins on Sep 17
    imagine what it would be like to NEVER need to worry about typing againmn64 on Sep 17
     *if it really makes things easier & everything doesnt turn stupid,it's probably a ducktypemn64 on Sep 17
     Re: imagine what it would be like to NEVER need to worry about typing againMichael Calkins on Sep 17
      bothmn64 on Sep 18
       Re: bothMichael Calkins on Sep 18
      Clean up on isle 5. Someone OOPed on the forum.Pete on Sep 18
       there's so little to do to convert a qbasic program to a python programmn64 on Sep 18
        Maybe with plenty of pixie dust...Pete on Sep 18
         if it helps, we were mostly talking about duck-typing in (SOME) basic context. duck !=oopmn64 on Sep 18
          * I'm working on my 4" Android keyboard, so I have my "i" on "u".Pete on Sep 18
           *had another subtle retort 4 that, but you can only be subtle for so long before youre notmn64 on Sep 18
            * Glad it's subtled.Pete on Sep 18
         What's with the posts that cannot be found?Clippy on Sep 18
          Re: What's with the posts that cannot be found?Michael Calkins on Sep 19
      input in qb and pythonmn64 on Sep 18
       input() vs raw_input()Luke on Sep 21
g-wan, eh?mn64 on Sep 15
 INPUT$(1) worksqbguy on Sep 16
  fun!mn64 on Sep 17
   Re: fun!SMcNeill on Sep 17
 That's easy enough to doLuke on Sep 21
Lots of spam has been posted here,Solitaire on Sep 15
 We keep getting flooded with spam in foreign languages.Solitaire on Sep 16
  pete must knowmn64 on Sep 16
   also an offer, with caveatmn64 on Sep 16
    i can see the flaw with this planmn64 on Sep 16
    Re: also an offer, with caveatMichael Calkins on Sep 17
  Did you read them? Use Google Translate?Clippy on Sep 16
   *Several were posted using Russian or Chinese characters.Solitaire on Sep 16
    I deleted several more.Solitaire on Sep 17
     whoa, is deleting legitimate posts the new policy?mn64 on Sep 17
      It wasn't important, or I wouldn't have deleted it.Solitaire on Sep 17
       *ok, cool, thanksmn64 on Sep 17
     Re: I deleted several more.Michael Calkins on Sep 17
qb64 vs. q-nb-64mn64 on Sep 15
 one more thing...not steve jobs on Sep 15
  hey there mr calkins!mn64 on Sep 15
   howdy, pardner.Michael Calkins on Sep 15
    P.S.Michael Calkins on Sep 15
    west coast, you say?mn64 on Sep 15
     *that is, "install something OVER windows 8"mn64 on Sep 15
      *Michael Calkins on Sep 15
      NOTE to mn64: Do not begin post title with an asterisk*Solitaire on Sep 15
       it's a joke/tradition of sorts, like an easter egg (easterisk)mn64 on Sep 15
        *I don't always check them anymore.Michael Calkins on Sep 17
         *i never counted on itmn64 on Sep 17
     Re: west coast, you say?Michael Calkins on Sep 15
      no it's ok, that's enough detail alreadymn64 on Sep 15
       Re: no it's ok, that's enough detail alreadyMichael Calkins on Sep 15
        *you are either very brave or slightly crazymn64 on Sep 15
Major Headrush - ACCOUNT ACTIVATEDWalter Whitman - The QB64 Edition on Sep 14
QB64 x64SMcNeill on Sep 14
 *That's good news. Thanks!TheBOB on Sep 14
 wait, so is 32-bit mode GONE?mn64 on Sep 15
  Re: wait, so is 32-bit mode GONE?SMcNeill on Sep 15
   thank goodnessmn64 on Sep 15
 The 64 bit version will seldom be necessary for most QB64 programsClippy on Sep 15
  Re: The 64 bit version will seldom be necessary for most QB64 programsSMcNeill on Sep 15
   how hard would it be to ask it to compile both?mn64 on Sep 15
    Re: how hard would it be to ask it to compile both?SMcNeill on Sep 15
   * For devices with 2GB of RAM or less, I think that it is best to have 32 bit OS and apps.Michael Calkins on Sep 17
    I'd agree with that, but...SMcNeill on Sep 17
Screen 0 "blinky" colorsNthrill on Sep 9
 Re: Screen 0 "blinky" colorsSMcNeill on Sep 9
  Re: Screen 0 "blinky" colorsSTxAxTIC on Sep 9
   Re: Screen 0 "blinky" colorsMichael Calkins on Sep 10
  blinky dinkynthrill on Sep 9
 To stop "blinking" in SCREEN 0...TheBOB on Sep 9
  blinkynthrilla on Sep 9
   Now I get it...TheBOB on Sep 9
    blinkNthrilla on Sep 13
     * Did you know there was a QuickBasic available for the Mac?Solitaire on Sep 13
      *I didn't! Wow.Nthrilla on Sep 14
     *Never heard of the games or the programmer, but there definitely are some gems out there.TheBOB on Sep 13
 Blinking can be disabled in SCREEN 0Michael Calkins on Sep 10
  *Aha! A real programmer weighs in. Thanks, Michael.TheBOB on Sep 10
   * We're all real programmers, just with different areas of experience.Michael Calkins on Sep 10
    I appreciate it...TheBOB on Sep 10
     error-free is important, especially in this era of vulnerabilities.Michael Calkins on Sep 11
      No need to feel that way.Solitaire on Sep 12
      dude, you still use xp...mn64 on Sep 15
     well saidAlGoreIthm on Sep 14
  Good job, Michael!Solitaire on Sep 10
   ThanksMichael Calkins on Sep 11
    QB45 version.Michael Calkins on Sep 14
 Special EffectsSolitaire on Sep 10
 You can make intense colors with OUT tooClippy on Sep 14
OT.. : nice bag :Lisztfr on Sep 8
 *thisspamhunter on Sep 17

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