2017-07-23 06:57:03 UTC
These ideas came back to mind after watching the video of John Brooks at
Kfest discussing ProDOS-8 2.5.
Some time ago, I wrote a program that loaded from SOS, set up a modified
Apple ][+ ROM, and allows Apple ][ software to run on the /// without
locking it into the ][ mode.
I thought: Would it be possible to reorganize ProDOS-8 to use the Apple
/// banked memory instead of the language card, along with a font (how
does one even load these? x.x) and thus run some Apple ][+ ProDOS software
on the ///?
Also: How hard would it be to patch ProDOS to use the second bank of a
Saturn card to hold FPBASIC? I started to write a tool for that, but
didn't get very far because I think I may have to hack more than just the