[TUHS] Book Recommendation

John Cowan cowan at ccil.org
Wed Nov 17 07:38:46 AEST 2021

On Tue, Nov 16, 2021 at 12:06 PM Will Senn <will.senn at gmail.com> wrote:

> On a less positive note. The professors who originally developed it at
> Dartmouth could never quite see there way clear to open source it. True
> BASIC? pshaw :).

Yes, well, universities have always been all about the money.

> There was a time when I would have loved to run BASIC on linux, bsd, then
> Mac and have it be consistent across the platforms, other than as a
> curiosity, that time has gone.

Not so much.  Bywater Basic (bwbasic), which is a much-extended clone of
GW-Basic, and a clone of Commodore-64 Basic (cbmbasic) are both open
source, TTY-oriented, and portable to most operating systems and Windows.
There are lots of other Basics around: see <
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