Any BASIC Gurus around?

Julian H. Stacey jhs at
Mon Jun 17 22:48:15 UTC 2013

Hi, Reference:
> From:		Chris Maness <chris at> 
> Date:		Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:52:47 -0700 

Chris Maness wrote:
> Here is a link to the USNO article that the BASIC program originated from:
> USNO171s.pdf <>
> Thanks,
> Chris Maness

As you need max syntax checking from OCR, throw it at as many
different basic interpreters/ compilers as you can, & inspect where
each bleats, some error messages may be more & less usefull for
different errors.

A friend of mine wrote a basic decades back, its in /usr/ports/lang/pbasic/

Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultant, Munich
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