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

Don Hopkins don at DonHopkins.com
Sun Nov 19 10:42:25 AEST 2017


> On 19 Nov 2017, at 01:35, Steve Nickolas <usotsuki at buric.co> wrote:
> 
> 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.

Maybe there was a corresponding RUNREVERSE command!

-Don



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