Any scan of the Torch Software Catalogue?

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Any scan of the Torch Software Catalogue?

Postby BigEd » Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:38 am

I see Torch offered a Unix-capable 68000 (and Z80) machine (Torch Unicorn Technical Overview), and recommended Unix users should program in C, although it seems they offered a wide range of languages:
TORCH would recommend ProPascal, Aztec C or BBCBASIC (Z80) for software development on Z80 systems, and C for software development under Unix.
Some of the languages available (* = special TORCH routines):
    COBOL APL(*) BCPL(*)
    LISP PROLOG PASCAL(*)
    BBCBASIC(*) FORTRAN(*) BASIC(*)
    FORTH(*) PILOT
For further details of these languages see the TORCH Software Catalogue.


That Software Catalogue was available from Torch for a nominal fee - anyone got one or have a scan of it?

68000 Hard Disc Pack The fifth channel and the top of the UNICORN range is for users who need the extra processing power of a 68000 32 bit processor, as well as the Z80 running standard software. The UNlCORN HDP68K provides the ultimate in performance,offering an extra 256K RAM and a 68000 processor running at 8 million cycles per second. It also contains a Z80 processor to allow the running of existing TORCH software. The recommended 68000 operating system is System Ill UNIX@-the recognised operating system of the 1980’s. Other 68000 operating systems are being transferred to the TORCH 68000 system

- http://chrisacorns.computinghistory.org ... nicorn.pdf

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Re: Any scan of the Torch Software Catalogue?

Postby Pernod » Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:53 am

BigEd wrote:That Software Catalogue was available from Torch for a nominal fee - anyone got one or have a scan of it?

http://chrisacorns.computinghistory.org ... _Mar84.pdf
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Re: Any scan of the Torch Software Catalogue?

Postby BigEd » Sun Nov 05, 2017 12:23 pm

Oh, thanks - it was right next to the others!


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