Re: Let's get some code b

 BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 11-02-92 (21:44)             Number: 370
From: JON LEGER                    Refer#: NONE
  To: BOB PERKINS                   Recvd: NO  
Subj: Re: Let's get some code b      Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
BP>   IF (INP(&H3ED) AND 1) THEN         'data coming in.
BP>      DO                              'go into input loop..
BP>        x% = INP(&H3E8)               'get the character.
BP>        IF x% = 10 THEN EXIT DO       'input terminated with linefeed..
BP>        z$ = z$ + CHR$(x%)            'add character to string..
BP>      LOOP WHILE (INP(&H3ED) AND 1)   'safety net if LF not seen..

This goes out to everybody that understands the above message...

Now I get the bit about INPing from the address for COM3: (I think that's
COM3:), but what's that:


What does that mean, 'AND 1'? I never did understand that...

    "One Very Confused", Jon

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