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Re: long list of give away or orphaned packages

Brian White wrote:
> I wasn't aware that the Z-machine knowledge had changed in the past
> half-dozen years or so.  The "infocom" program handles all the games
> I've ever tried with it, so I don't see why it is obsolete.

Oh, it works fine in normal cases.  But we now understand certain
obscure v5 and v6 features (graphics, real-time input, streams) better
than we did then.  Try running "Border Zone" or "Beyond Zork" on ITF. 
You might find all sorts of subtle problems.

I can send you my copy of the Specification version 0.99, which should
be released as 1.0 RSN (i.e., don't hold your breath.)  Interested?


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