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    Re: Parser & Symbol Table Generator

    As you're designing your own language, bear in mind that it's design can make it's implementation more or less difficult depending upon the syntax chosen. Possibly the easiest type of language to...
  2. Thread: MVP Award

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    Re: MVP Award

    The only change to the reputation system I would suggest is that the current restrictions as to whom you can give reputaion points are removed for the mods/admins. So if they want to eg give...
  3. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    It's a USB DAQ device with 4 dedicated high-voltage analogue inputs, 12 flexible I/O, and 4 dedicated digital I/O. The flexible I/O can be configured as either digital or analogue, thus providing up...
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    Re: create 64 bit system with assembly

    before you spend massive amounts of time writing your own OS, first consider free alternative os's available:

    https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/free-alternatives-to-windows-operating-systems/
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    Re: create 64 bit system with assembly

    When the BIOS transfers control to your boot sector, the Intel (or equivalent) cpu is in 16 bit real mode(aka 8086). If you want 32 bit or 64 bit you need to use instructions to switch to 32 or 64...
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    Re: above 50 years old and still programming

    Not sure what type the bulbs were, but I certainly remember using/programming computers that had a front panel of lights that displayed address, instruction etc in binary (DG, HP and DEC come to...
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    Re: Retrieving lost files

    This depends upon how much you value the lost programs, what you are prepared to pay for recovery - and what activity has happened on the computer since.

    There are specialist recovery companies...
  8. Thread: pcode internals

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    Re: pcode internals

    [slightly off-topic]

    Is VB pcode the same pcode as used by Pascal compilers from the 1980's (and now?) ? Or are these pcodes quite different?
  9. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    5 days and counting.......
  10. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    du vet or not du vet. That is the question. Whether 'tis nobler for the body to suffer......
  11. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    What - no posts for 6 days. I'm geting withdrawal symptoms here as not getting my daily fix........
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    Re: Accessing Visual C++

    Start VS2019. Under Get Started select Open Project Or Solution. Navigate to the .sin (or .vcxprj) file and open it. Within the Solution Explorer window you should see the solution. Expand the tree...
  13. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Had a snow shower last night (mid April!). Now all the primroses are covered by snow.
  14. Thread: TwinBasic

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    Re: TwinBasic & RADBasic

    There's a RADBasic thread in the VB6 forum https://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?876115-https-www-radbasic-dev
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    Re: Simple rpn calculator

    Seems to be in-complete - one nested if statement and one switch statement ???:confused:
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    Re: Getting a new machine

    Yeah - but the cost of the air-conditioning during the summer.....
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    Re: Getting a new machine

    DEC SYSTEM 20. If I clear out the garage, it should just fit. Don't know about the power bills though.....
  18. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    and the winner of the 'Most obnoxious company' award is......... facebook - for it's blocking of news feeds to its Australian users... :p
  19. Re: New Printer (Recommendation needed)

    I've used a Brother A4/photo colour inkjet/scanner for over 7 years - no problems except the cost of genuine Brother inkjet cartridges!
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    Re: I'm in a news desert

    The BBC has a self-acknowledged in-built left-leaning bias. It's supposed to be 'neutral' giving equal weight/time to both sides but hasn't - especially on it's discussion/panel programs with the...
  21. Thread: Post Race!

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    Re: Post Race!

    Apparently the UK squirrels don't hibernate either - so much for my knowledge! Apparently they are much less active (and hence much less likely to be seen - especially in cold weather) in winter...
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    Re: Post Race!

    I've seen a hedgehog and a squirrel in the garden. I thought at this time of year they would be hibernating. Is this global warming?
  23. Thread: No Deal

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    Re: No Deal

    The fish deal was always smelly. There's no way that the EU is going to permit EU fishermen to get less fish from our waters and at the same time permit current/extra fish exports to the EU.
  24. Thread: VS Complaint

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    VS 2019 Re: VS Complaint

    If you believe you're found an issue with VS2019, then raise it as a problem with MS. From VS, Help/Send Feedback/Report A Problem.
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    Re: The US fragile democracy Exposed

    Well Trump's presidency has now been immortalised in history and will always be remembered for two impeachments. His place is now assured. The only thing that his trial may now accomplish if he is...
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    Re: The US fragile democracy Exposed

    Before Trump is impeached, the legislators should consider hard that he got 70million votes in the recent election. Whether you like/hate him or agree/disagree, that is a lot of votes he got. Yes,...
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    Re: Receiving replies part 2

    This is a test reply.

    Is there anyone there? ........
  28. Thread: No Deal

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    Re: No Deal

    Announcing it afternoon Christmas Eve smells fishy.
  29. Thread: No Deal

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    Re: No Deal

    I never thought the EU/UK would agree to a trade deal that was acceptable to BJ/Brexiters. Basically, the EU is a protectionist organisation. You either do things their way (and incur the...
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    Re: Costing App Development and Source Code

    Who owns/will own the copyright? By default the copyright is with the developer unless contracts state otherwise. That's why say Windows is licensed when bought and is not 'owned' as such. Who's...
  31. Re: Contest 14 - DnD Dice Roller - 2kaud - updated

    OK. The first entry I submitted was probably more in line with what you were expecting. I was working towards a full-featured dice roller as per the wiki spec - but didn't have time as I only started...
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    Re: Contest 14 - DnD Dice Roller

    Congrats.
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    Re: Contest 14 - DnD Dice Roller

    They seek him here, they seek him there - that elusive d day 9
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    Yes - for personal computers. My Acorn Atom of 1980 used this to store/load programs.
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    Well there there was this device called a modem into which you placed the phone handset into rubber 'ears' to help keep out external noise. You dialled the modem at the other end hopefully attached...
  36. Contest 14 - DnD Dice Roller - 2kaud - updated

    This is my second entry as I've managed to code a complete expression parser so that eg 1D%+1D10 is valid and evaluated to a single number. I didn't know whether I could get this completed in the...
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    Re: Contest 14 - DnD Dice Roller

    Humble effort submitted.
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    Re: Contest 14 - DnD Dice Roller

    According to the actual dice rules for DnD - yes. See posts #5, #12 and the wikipedia link.

    Although as dday9 points out in post #13 this isn't expected for this contest.
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    Re: Contest 14 - DnD Dice Roller

    It means that if + (and - and x and / and brackets) are allowed as per Wikipedia definition https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dice_notation then you're got a different ballgame than just treating each...
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    Re: Contest 14 - DnD Dice Roller

    I wonder of those who have read these contest posts actually know what is required in terms of possible input and output? I know nothing about Dungeons Dragons and had an idea what the input will be...
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