Microsoft open sources GWBASIC
geneb at deltasoft.com
Fri May 22 15:09:04 CDT 2020
On Fri, 22 May 2020, Fred Cisin via cctalk wrote:
> On Fri, 22 May 2020, Boris Gimbarzevsky wrote:
>> Thanks for posting the timeline of various Basic interpreters. I wasn't
>> aware that Gates/Allen also wrote Basic for C64.
> Microsoft did a BASIC for the Commodore PET. I wasn't aware that they did
> the C64.
Yep. Jack Tramiel not only used Microsoft BASIC in just about every 8 bit
machine Commodore made, but he struck a non-royalty deal with Microsoft.
Here's the source code for Microsoft BASIC for the 6502:
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