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 I've ever tried with it, so I don't see why it is obsolete.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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