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by Moggy
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: ZXForth. Plagerism,clever marketing or something else?
Replies: 14
Views: 452

Re: ZXForth. Plagerism,clever marketing or something else?

jdfan1000 wrote: Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:31 pm Just confirming: the binary is the Husband Forth?
It is yes.
by Moggy
Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: ZXForth. Plagerism,clever marketing or something else?
Replies: 14
Views: 452

Re: ZXForth. Plagerism,clever marketing or something else?

Some good reading there Jdfan. The first link in your list I posted on the German forum three years ago as they do a lot of Forth work and it sparked some discussion but more importantly revealed the maths bug in the UK version which Bokje of the German forum fixed then issued a corrected version. T...
by Moggy
Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: ZX80 String Evaluation
Replies: 1
Views: 101

Re: ZX80 String Evaluation

I don't have the answer myself but a full ROM disassembly and other information can be found here.

https://k1.spdns.de/Vintage/Sinclair/80 ... ZX80/ROMs/
by Moggy
Mon Sep 14, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: ZXForth. Plagerism,clever marketing or something else?
Replies: 14
Views: 452

Re: ZXForth. Plagerism,clever marketing or something else?

Thanks Mark and Jdfan, again some excellent input there and some research for me to do. :D I would love to hear Bob Alsums take on it should he reply. Thanks again lads. As for Artic Forth no relation what so ever as far as I know. Artic the company was located in Hull in the north east of England a...
by Moggy
Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: ZXForth. Plagerism,clever marketing or something else?
Replies: 14
Views: 452

Re: ZXForth. Plagerism,clever marketing or something else?

Thanks for considered reply Lardo some excellent points well made and something for me to dwell on. :D
by Moggy
Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: ZXForth. Plagerism,clever marketing or something else?
Replies: 14
Views: 452

Re: ZXForth. Plagerism,clever marketing or something else?

Thanks for well thought out response. Lardo. Whilst I take the point about the order of things I think in this case it doesn't apply as the two versions are,code-wise the same,copyright message,TV standard and accidental bug, notwithstanding. Rather than something that cosmetically puts out the same...
by Moggy
Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: ZXForth. Plagerism,clever marketing or something else?
Replies: 14
Views: 452

ZXForth. Plagerism,clever marketing or something else?

Attached is a an interview with D. Husband of ZX Forth fame. The interview states that Husband spent six months "developing" a program which we know as ZX81 Forth and later further asserts that "He set down to work out "His" revolutionary new program..." The general tone of the article is that this ...
by Moggy
Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: SALES
Topic: Lardo buys another zeddy
Replies: 92
Views: 24997

Re: Lardo buys another zeddy

Soon to be refurbished and new homes found for them.

Nice one Lardo. :D
by Moggy
Mon Sep 07, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: Jupiter ACE (again)
Replies: 110
Views: 45939

Re: Jupiter ACE (again)

The adaptor kit ribbon cable sold for the ZX80 to connect to the ZXpand is approx 4 inches and this works very well.
by Moggy
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Cityscape
Replies: 1
Views: 157

Re: Cityscape

Many thanks Greg for this. :D