On 6/30/22 6:34 PM, Andreas Kohlbach wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Jun 2022 19:13:15 +0100, The Natural Philosopher wrote:
>> On 30/06/2022 01:17, Allodoxaphobia wrote:
>>> On Wed, 29 Jun 2022 12:45:27 +0100, The Natural Philosopher wrote:
>>>> Quite frankly 99% of all correspondence could be happily written in
>>>> wordstar under CP/M
>>> Heh... I still have WordStar 6.0 running under xdosemu on this
>>> Just yesterday I printed off a dozen or so QSL cards that I crafted in
>>> PCL-5 Back In The Day.
>>> I've had WordStar on all my machines over the years -- starting with
>>> WordStar 2.0 on CP/M. WordStar 6.0 was the last decent version.
>>> After that the wheels started coming off.
>> Joes Own Editor does perfect wordstar `emulation.
> Does it make use of the "Wordstar Diamond" too? Awesome then. I miss it.
> Sure, you can reassign keys from probably any other editor for that
>. Of course you
> lose default functions. Like the Diamond uses "d", which for example vi
> uses to delete stuff instead of moving the cursor.
> I suggest to continue in the folklore group. F'up2.
The old Turbo Pascal used WordStar commands through
several generations. A widely used, and widely useful,
bit of software.
If it needs a GUI, I still use Lazarus/FPC.