[TUHS] Determining what was on a tape back in the day

Steve Nickolas usotsuki at buric.co
Sun Nov 19 10:35:44 AEST 2017


On Sat, 18 Nov 2017, Arthur Krewat wrote:

> Tail for BASIC. On a slow printer or CRT, you could ^C and only see the last 
> few lines. Better than printing out the entire thing from the beginning.
>
> Or did it have a way of listing only a certain range of line numbers?

Can't speak for DEC's dialect.  Apple's dialect supported LIST start,end 
and Microsoft's dialects supported LIST start-end (with some supporting 
the comma variant as well).

Never heard of a backward LIST before. o.O

-uso.


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