Re: [cc65] ca65 small suggestion (actually two)

From: Payton Byrd <>
Date: 2008-02-19 22:46:00
From: "Mark J. Reed" <>
Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2008 3:28 PM
To: <>
Subject: Re: [cc65] ca65 small suggestion (actually two)

> On Feb 19, 2008 4:16 PM, Ullrich von Bassewitz
>> I don't think is does make much sense to rename the labels. They are used 
>> in
>> many of the basic CBM files, so renaming would be needed for *all* CBM
>> platforms - which will probably be confusing.
> As far as the US/English editions, the VIC-20 and C-64 PRG's use the
> CHROUT set of names; the C-128 PRG uses BSOUT.  I don't know why the
> change, but it might be helpful to include a file that aliases the
> names so that programmers used to the older ones won't have to make
> their own aliases.

It really appears the Commodore made the conscious decision to change the 
names up during production of the Plus/4 and 16.  Maybe this reason could be 
explained by Mr. Herd.

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