Re: [cc65] The Contiki Desktop OS for cc65

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From: Groepaz (
Date: 2003-03-14 22:19:46

On Friday 14 March 2003 22:04, Shawn Jefferson wrote:
> I know nothing about loadable modules (I couldn't figure out exactly what
> you need to do  to compile a module and load it.)  I wonder if loadable
> modules could be used to swap parts of the program from extended to regular
> memory, with some changes?

loadable modules are on adams list.... ie, some time in the future each 
contiki application is supposed to be a loadable module.

> Another option, and no disrespect towards Adam and other developers of
> Contiki: do we (Atari people, but maybe all 8-bitters) really need a
> multitasking environment?  We could compile each app seperately (web
> browser, email client, telnet client, web server, etc.) and use some other
> means for switching between two or more separate apps (such as Tom Hunt's
> Snapshot.)

removing the multitasking but wont save to much....and in turn add a lot of 
hazzle...not worth the effort imho.

hrm....gameboy version of contiki is half working :o) browse the web from 
local phone using gb and acoustic coupler? anyone? :O))

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