Re: [stella] Batari BASIC contest entry: Solar Plexus!

Subject: Re: [stella] Batari BASIC contest entry: Solar Plexus!
From: "Fred Quimby" <c9r@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2005 04:05:43 -0400
>From: Kirk Israel <kirkjerk@xxxxxxxxx>
>Reply-To: stella@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>To: stella@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: Re: [stella] Batari BASIC contest entry: Solar Plexus!
>Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2005 16:38:03 -0400
>On 8/25/05, Dennis Debro <dennis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > I *totally* disagree with Thomas here.  It is all about writing games 
> > > the 2600 and I personally welcome contributions written in bB, or any
> > > other language for that matter.
> >
> > I have to agree with Andrew here. IMO [stella] is about programming the
> > 2600. If anything maybe a question about bB could be prefaced with [bB] 
> > the subject but I think all 2600 programming discussion belongs here.
>I'm softening my stance a bit on this, but I still feel like [stella]
>doesn't "want" to deal with things that bB specific. If someone posts
>a question about the generated ASM code, or kernals or ASM snippets
>embedded, or wants to brainstorm in language neutral terms about how
>to do something (this is the category of thing that made me change my
>mind) with the 2 players, the 2 missiles, the playfield and the ball,
>that's all well and good, but I don't see [stella] becoming a bB
>resource specifically.
>But...well, we can metadiscuss all we want, but it all comes down to
>how people "act" (if anyone posts bB stuff) and how people "react" (if
>they answer or try to defer or the AA group). It doesn't sound like we
>are collectively ready to decide that bB is unwelcome, so we shouldn't
>have authority for any net.cops to chase bB-talk away.
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