[Oberon] Re (2): Keyboard input in ETH Oberon.

peter at easthope.ca peter at easthope.ca
Sat Aug 7 06:07:30 CEST 2021

From:	Michael Schierl <schierlm at gmx.de>
Date:	Thu, 5 Aug 2021 22:04:25 +0200
> https://github.com/schierlm/NativeOberon-2.3.6-Extracted/blob/master/FullInstall_ASCII/Input.Mod#L113
> Non-ASCII characters got lost due to Native2ASCII conversion.

There Compiler.Obj is present but Compiler.Mod is absent.

At the top of page 
is notice
"Sorry, we had to truncate this directory to 1,000 files. 155 entries were omitted from the list."

Related to the absent Compiler.Mod?

> ... basically is US-ASCII from 00X to 7FX, with the exception that 0AX to
> 0FX are "hollow right-facing triangle", "filled right-facing triangle",
> "hollow square", "filled square", "hollow left-facing-triangle", "filled
> left-facing triangle" and 9BX is a left arrow.

Fit all required characters into one set of 8 bit characters and avoid 
dealing with multiple character sets?

> > (6) Why is 0FFX necessary?
> To tell the loop in
> https://github.com/schierlm/NativeOberon-2.3.6-Extracted/blob/master/FullInstall_ASCII/Input.Mod#L267
> that it should terminate in case somebody is heretic enough to press a
> key that is not defined by the translation table.

OK, thanks,                        ... P.L.

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