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ASIC Version 5.00 README File

Your ASIC package should contain the following files:

  • INSTALL.EXE    ASIC installation program.  To install ASIC, change your working directory to the directory containing the ASIC5.00 files and type INSTALL.  For example, if your ASIC 5.00 files are in the root directory of the diskette in drive "A", then type:

                         A:        <enter>
                         CD\       <enter>
                         INSTALL   <enter>

  • XPAND.EXE Decompression program (required by INSTALL.EXE)
  • README    This file
  • VENDOR.DOC  Information for Shareware Distributors wishing to distribute ASIC.
  • ASIC.PAK  Includes the following compressed files:
    • ASIC.EXE       ASIC Integrated Editor/Compiler
    • ASICC.EXE      ASIC Command Line Compiler
    • BAS2ASI.EXE    GWBASIC to ASIC conversion utility
    • B2A1.EXE       Required by BAS2ASI.EXE
    • B2A2.EXE       Required by BAS2ASI.EXE
    • ASIC.DOC       ASIC Reference Manual
    • ASICV500.NOT   List of New Features in ASIC Version 5.00
    • ASIC.IDX       Index file for online keyword help
    • ASICM.IDX      Index file for online menu help
    • LIFE.ASI       Sample Program --demonstration ASIC Program
    • DBGTUTOR.ASI   Source Program for Debugger Tutorial
    • FILEDEMO.ASI   Sample Program -- various ASIC file I/O statements
    • MOUSE.ASI      Sample Program -- demonstrates use of adding mouse routines to an ASIC program
    • CALC.ASI       Sample Program -- calculator
    • CALLSRCH.ASI   Sample Program -- calls an assembly language object file
    • CALLSRCH.PRJ   Project file for CALLSRCH.ASI
    • SRCH.ASM       Sample Program -- called by CALLSRCH.ASI
    • CALLSUB.ASI    Sample Program -- calls ASIC sub TESTSUB.ASI
    • CALLSUB.PRJ    Project file for CALLSUB.ASI
    • TESTSUB.ASI    Sample Program -- ASIC sub called by CALLSUB
    • TESTSUB.PRJ    Project file for TESTSUB.ASI
    • AREA.BAS       Sample GWBASIC program (for BAS2ASI.EXE)
    • ORDER.FRM      Order Form

ASIC 5.00 is provided as shareware.  Under the shareware concept, you can test a program before you buy it.  If you find it suitable for your needs and make use of this program, you are expected to send a $20 registration fee (plus $5.00 shipping/handling).

Feel free to distribute this software to others.  However, you may not charge for the distribution of this software to others, nor may you alter the software or this documentation.

Registered users of any version of ASIC will receive a diskette containing the current version of ASIC, plus may purchase future updates at half of the normal registration price.  A printed manual is available to registered users for an additional $ 10.00.

Refer to the ORDER.FRM File for full order information.
Please send registration fees and suggestions to:

          80/20 Software
          P.O. Box 2952
          Raleigh, NC  27602-2952

          Phone:  (919) 870-1680
          Fax:    (919) 870-7968

Please mention the version of ASIC in any correspondence
          (This is ASIC Version 5.00)

You can also send questions/comments on Compuserve via EMAIL:

          Compuserve                    73065,1302
          Compuserve (via Internet)     73065.1302@compuserve.com

*** NEW!! *** Now you can register ASIC on Compuserve and have it billed to 
your Compuserve Account.  Type "GOSWREG" at any Compuserve prompt.  ASIC
is registration ID # 4293.

Your registration fee entitles you to use this software on a single computer.
You are not obtaining title to the software or any copyright rights.  You may not sublicense, rent, lease, convey, modify, translate, convert to another programming language, decompile, or disassemble the software for any purpose.

Site licenses are available, write for details.


80/20 SOFTWARE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES RELATING TO THIS SOFTWARE, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES ARE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMED.  NEITHER 80/20 SOFTWARE, NOR ANYONE ELSE WHO HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION, OR DELIVERY OF THIS SOFTWARE SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE SUCH SUCH SOFTWARE EVEN IF 80/20 SOFTWARE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR CLAIMS.  IN NO EVENT SHALL 80/20 SOFTWARE'S LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES EVER EXCEED THE PRICE PAID FOR THE LICENSE TO USE THE SOFTWARE, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF CLAIM.  THE PERSON USING THE SOFTWARE BEARS ALL RISKS AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SOFTWARE.
Some states do not allow the exclusion of the limit of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so the above limitation may not apply to you.
This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the state of North Carolina and shall inure to the benefit of 80/20 Software and any successors, administrators, heirs, and assigns.  Any action or proceeding brought by either party against the other arising out of or related to this agreement shall be brought only in a STATE or FEDERAL COURT of competent jurisdiction located in Wake County, North Carolina. The parties hereby consent to in personam jurisdiction of said courts.