Re: NTLK newton questions

From: Wolf Lichtenberger (
Date: Thu Jun 15 2000 - 06:03:08 CDT


On Wednesday, June 14, 2000, 7:07:12 PM, Tad wrote:

TaTC> Hi, this is my first time posting some questions on the newtontalk list. Thanks
TaTC> very much to anyone who can help me with the following:

TaTC> 1. what are people's favorite games that would work on my MP2100?

Any variant of SOKOBAN, a box-shoving puzzle game. If you don't know it
from another computer, do try it (addictive!).

TaTC> 4. I just can't seem to get it to recognize a capital K.

8^))) Just out of scientific interest: could you scan in a picture of
your K, convert it (there are programs for that) to ascii graphics (no
attachments here please) and show us? So, resulting in something like
(remember the ascii graphics calendars from line printers, back in the 80s?)

TaTC> 5. are there side effects to using big cards?

big cards are said to use more heap (built-in RAM), but maybe mainly if you keep
lots of (unfrozen) programs on them.

TaTC> 6. periodically, the find command in newton works starts using up all my
TaTC> memory and causing frequent restarts. This only happens in works.

If i recall correctly, Paul Guyot ( has/is working on
a fix for "the find bug in works".

That's all i know for now.

-- W.Lichtenberger

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