[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Microseconds

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From: Robert Covington <artlythere@...>
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2001 21:57:58 -0400
>On Thu, 30 Aug 2001, ted spencer wrote:
>> > TOOLBOX Microseconds (LONG) `0xA193,0x225F,0x22C8,0x2280
>> > means "I want to use a Toolbox routine named Microseconds. Its declaration
>> > is inexplicably missing from the Headers file Tlbx Standard.Incl, so I
>> > to declare it myself, otherwise the compiler won't understand
>> ... all of which is reassuring (I think), but the
>> "`0xA193,0x225F,0x22C8,0x2280" part still looks rather daunting. Need we
>> know anything about it?
>> Why I should be reluctant to take this on faith while blindly accepting the
>> rest of FB^3 (and a good deal more in this imperfect world, too) remains a
>> mystery. (The randomly-appearing signature, below, proves that Divine
>> Intervention is not always to be relied upon.)
>Ya know, toolbox FN GetResource(long,short) =long `0xA9A0 needs some
>explaining as well.  Those 0xA9A0 things are just plain terrifying.  I
>don't think I can code anymore, the mystery of hex codes are too deep and

Somebody ought to beat you with a wet Beedle.