Fossil Info

 BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 03-22-92 (07:53)             Number: 185
From: DAVE CLEARY                  Refer#: 175
  To: MATT HART                     Recvd: NO  
Subj: Fossil Info                    Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
In a message of <20 Mar 92 22:37:00>, Matt Hart (1:170/600) writes:

 > The problem is that VARPTR does not return the offset into VARSEG of a
 >simple string - it returns the address of the string descriptor.  The 3rd
 >and fourth byte of the descriptor is the actual address:
 >     reg.di = PEEK(VARPTR(FossInfo$)+2)

Reg.di = SADD(FossInfo$)

Doesn't PEEK only return an 8 bit value?

Later           Dave

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