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Unearthed my old type-in cassette

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I was going through my Atari ST disks recently and found a cassette tape I had long forgotten. I had used the tape to store BASIC programs I typed in from various Compute! and Antic books as a kid. I wrote about converting the tape to a .CAS file and trying to figure out where all the programs came from:

 

https://breakintochat.com/blog/2020/05/30/unearthed-my-atari-8-bit-cassette-tape/

 

It was a fun research challenge tracking down each program, but perhaps my favorite nerdy part was diffing the source listings of the programs to see where I had made mistakes, or where I had customized the programs.

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You'd have to double check the typos you already listed against the magazines and their own subsequent typos and fixes in later issues...

there are a number on archive.org where the OCR/ whatever checker they use change listings and or transpose them in strange ways...

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