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Post by Silicebit. » Fri Oct 26, 2007 1:11 pm

Somebody know if exist a pdf archive of "L'Oric a nu" by Fabrice Broche?.

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Post by mcoder » Wed Oct 31, 2007 3:20 pm

Silicebit. wrote:Somebody know if exist a pdf archive of "L'Oric a nu" by Fabrice Broche?.
To my knowledge, no, but I have the book.

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Post by mmu_man » Wed Oct 31, 2007 11:00 pm

There is one for "Sedoric à nu" around, but not this one AFAIK.

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Post by Steve M » Sat Nov 03, 2007 1:51 am

Silicebit. wrote:Somebody know if exist a pdf archive of "L'Oric a nu" by Fabrice Broche?.
Isn't it basically a ROM disassembly?
You can still get the Advanced User Guide which has this.

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Post by waskol » Sat Nov 03, 2007 2:38 am

Silicebit. wrote:Somebody know if exist a pdf archive of "L'Oric a nu" by Fabrice Broche?.
So far I have never seen this pdf.

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Post by Symoon » Sun Nov 04, 2007 10:58 am

Someone scanned it a few years ago but we never saw the result: he wanted Fabrice Broche's agreement to make it public.
Since then we lost contact with this person.
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Yes l'Oric à Nu is the French "bible" with ROM disassembly, lots of comments and details. We recently discovered a few small mistakes here or there, in the tape routines for instance, but it's a really great book.

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Post by Steve M » Sun Nov 04, 2007 3:57 pm

Symoon wrote: Yes l'Oric à Nu is the French "bible" with ROM disassembly, lots of comments and details. We recently discovered a few small mistakes here or there, in the tape routines for instance, but it's a really great book.
Jon Haworth was doing a translation along with the V1.0 ROM disassembly in OUM and two books were released. He never quite finished but wasn't far off. I wonder if someone can persuade him release the book versions? It wouldn't be too much work to finish it.

Another good book is the Getting More from Your Oric one which gives more details about the chips etc http://www.48katmos.freeuk.com/br4.htm

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Post by Silicebit. » Fri Nov 09, 2007 11:19 am

Then, L'Oric a nu is only a ROM disassembly or has more things about Oric hardware?.

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Post by Steve M » Sat Nov 24, 2007 2:06 am

Silicebit. wrote:Then, L'Oric a nu is only a ROM disassembly or has more things about Oric hardware?.
I didn't reply to this as I don't have the book.
I believe the bulk is the disassembly but I think it has some more details. I'm not sure what else though, so I hope someone else can reply to give the details.
It is a rare book though so you might be better getting an A.U.G. There are more details in there too.

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Post by Silicebit. » Sun Nov 25, 2007 7:50 pm

thanks for your reply Steve, I hope someone else can reply to give details too. If "L'Oric á nu" is only a disassembly, then A.U.G. is valid for me too.

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Post by Symoon » Tue Nov 27, 2007 12:55 am

Well yes, there are hardware things, details about mathematics, memory organization, the tape signal and so on.
But not being a hardware specialist at all, I have no idea if this is interesting information for hardware wizards... It's a rather small part compared to the ROM disassembly taking approx. 90% of the 400 pages.

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Post by Silicebit. » Mon Dec 03, 2007 6:45 pm

thanks for reply Symoon. Well, then either is valid for me, but both are very difficult to get now. I browsed in Amazon site and A.U.G. is not available already. :-(

Steve, I have the book "Getting more from your Oric" photocopied, I'm thinking in scanning it and convert it to pdf format. :-)


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Post by Symoon » Thu Dec 06, 2007 5:51 pm

There's one on Ebay.fr !
http://cgi.ebay.fr/Lot-de-3-livres-sur- ... dZViewItem

(no, I'm not the seller :wink: )

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Post by Silicebit. » Thu Dec 06, 2007 9:21 pm

AAARGGGG!!! :x . Only send to France, no to Spain. Snif :(

Thanks for the link Symoon!!.


The book "Getting more from your Oric" was completly scanned yesterday in the afternoon. Now I must clean the scanned images before convert it to pdf format.

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Post by waskol » Thu Dec 06, 2007 10:37 pm

I do not have those books, soooooooooooo...
1) I will try to buy them...
2) Then buy a scanner (myne is out of order)...
3) Scan them.

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