Re: Play games in a window or on a GFX card

From: Konrad Kokoszkiewicz <>
Date: Mon, 4 May 1998 15:38:28 +0200 (CEST)

> > Yes, for writing an emulator you're supposed to know the emulated system
> > very well (ideally: have the full documentation and experience). That's
> Since the main problem is interfacing to the hardware, normal documentation
> and experience isn't likely to get you very far.

The idea was (is? :-)) to avoid using the Mac ROM and "emulate it" using
Atari system calls and some additional stuff to allow the Mac applications
to run under GEM. The system documentation is needed to know if it is
possible at all. If so, the legal problems with Apple ROMs would be gone
forever. And it has nothing to do with MacOS internals or Mac hardware.
MacOS "externals" (i.e. the front end of the system presented to
programmers as a set of system calls) is the thing that would be
sufficient then.

Konrad M.Kokoszkiewicz
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Received on ma. mai 04 1998 - 17:37:00 CEST

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