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COMAL yes I know its a crap language

COMAL yes I know its a crap language

COMAL yes I know its a crap language

Can anyone help me, to find sample programs in the language COMAL, no not COBAL.  I am really desperate so please help. Or even point me in the direction of help.


RE: COMAL yes I know its a crap language

Wow, a blast from the past, fer sure!

Sorry, my C64 is long gone - and that was the only place I ever used COMAL.

RE: COMAL yes I know its a crap language

WOW!!!! C64!!!  Jeez, that's even older than than my (long since discarded) TI 99/4A with the Extended Basic cartridge and a whopping 32k of ram!

Boy, those were the good days I tell'ya.


Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic.

RE: COMAL yes I know its a crap language

Great language. Unfortunately, overpriced and improperly marketed.
As for programs, I wrote a lot them at one time (prehistoric days) for the Commodore 64, and published them in Computer Shopper as the COMAL Corner.
Later expanded the material from the columns and sold it in book form as the "COMAL COLLAGE."
I doubt that the text is still published anywhere, as it was published in 1987 for COMAL version 2.0.  However, I do have my original copy. The programs are essentially presented in individual chapters, and are kind of a tutorial for going from simple usage to more advanced functions.
If this is of interest to you get in touch with me at frank@qnet.com.
Oh, by the way, if you are at all allergic to turtles, this may not be of interest to you. With us, throughout the book, is Calvin the COMAL Turtle. At our command he performs various stunts. Eh, sometimes. Rather slow at it though.

RE: COMAL yes I know its a crap language

I have used COMAL v:2.2 for many years,i think i can help you.contact me
                               Steen Kjeldsen

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