[cc65] Re: Bounty for Soft-80 CONIO Library for C64

From: Payton Byrd <plbyrd1gmail.com>
Date: 2010-06-28 15:44:05
Sorry, wasn't finished yet.

On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 8:38 AM, Payton Byrd <plbyrd@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm seriously considering seeding a bounty for a Software 80-column library
> for the C64 that is exposed via CONIO and would be a drop-in replacement for
> the 40-column CONIO functionality of the C64 in cc65.  I know there are a
> lot of talented C64 programmers out there that could produce this library.
>  Here's the official requirements as I see them.  This is completely open to
> debate (it's encouraged).
> 1) Must provide 1-to-1 implementation of all CONIO functionality currently
> provided by cc65 on the C64.
> 2) Must be written in relocatable assembler and compiled into a library
> using the cc65 tool chain.
> 3) Must be permissively licensed under the BSD license so that it may be
> redistributed without supplying sources for the host project.
> 4) Must allow custom character sets including full documentation on the
> character set format.
> 5) Must provide the following demo programs.  Each program must be compile
> and execute correctly using the cc65 CONIO library and the soft-80 CONIO
> library on the C64.
>         a) Retrieve screen size using standard function, clear screen, draw
a full-screen box and print "Hello world" in center of box.
        b) Draw a screen, accept input, buffer the screen and write the
input, wait for return, restore the original the screen from the buffer.

I will post this bounty with a seed of $50.  There are endless uses for such
a library and I really hope it comes together quickly.

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