VICE 1.5 C64 Emulator for Windows

  
  VICE  1.5 							July 2000


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		   \________//   Versatile Commodore 8-bit Emulator



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 This is version 1.5 of VICE, the multi-platform C64, C128, VIC20, PET
 and CBM-II emulator.  This version can be compiled for MSDOS, Win32,
 RiscOS, OS/2, BeOS and for most Unix system provided with the X Window
 System version 11, R5 or later.

 The following programs are included:

   - x64, a C64 emulator;

   - x128, a C128 emulator;

   - xvic, a VIC20 emulator;

   - xpet, a PET emulator;

   - xcbm2, a CBM-II emulator;

   - c1541, a stand-alone disk image maintenance utility;

   - petcat, a CBM BASIC de-tokenizer.

 Moreover, the following documents are provided in both source and
 binary distributions:

   - README, this file;

   - COPYING, the GNU General Public License under which VICE is
     distributed -- *please read it before using the program*;

   - INSTALL, installation instructions;

   - NEWS, list of user-visible changes between this and older
     versions of VICE;

   - BUGS, a list of the most important known bugs of this release
     (please read it before reporting bugs);

   - TODO, a list of what we would like to do next (this is no
     promise!);

   - FEEDBACK, something you should read before sending mail to
     any of the authors;

 The following documents are provided in the source distribution:

   - doc/vice.texi, the complete documentation;

   - doc/64doc.txt, documentation about the C64 internals;

   - doc/PETdoc.txt, documentation about the PET internals;

   - doc/cbm_basic_tokens.txt, a list of the CBM BASIC tokens, as
     supported by the petcat utility;

   - doc/serial.txt, description of the IEC serial bus used on the C64,
     VIC20 and C128;

   - doc/mnemonics.txt, alphabetical list of all the G65SC802 and
     G65SC816 opcodes;

   - doc/drive_info.txt, information about the CBM disk drives;

   - doc/Evaluation, VICE evaluation query form: please fill this in
     and send it to tell us what you think about this project.

   - doc/Readme.dos, MS-DOS specific documentation;

   - doc/Win32-Howto.txt, how to compile the Win32 port.

 For the latest news, have a look at the VICE home page:

     http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~dsladic/vice/vice.html

 New versions are made available quite often, so please stay tuned.


 Have fun!


 Copyright notice
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 VICE, the Versatile Commodore Emulator

    Copyright © 1996-1999 Ettore Perazzoli
    Copyright © 1997-2000 Daniel Sladic
    Copyright © 1998-2000 Andreas Boose
    Copyright C 1998-2000 Dag Lem
    Copyright C 1998-2000 Tibor Biczo
    Copyright C 1999-2000 Andreas Dehmel
    Copyright C 1999-2000 Thomas Bretz
    Copyright C 1999-2000 Andreas Matthies
    Copyright C 1999-2000 Martin Pottendorfer

    Copyright C 1996-1999 André Fachat
    Copyright C 1993-1994, 1997-1999 Teemu Rantanen
    Copyright © 1993-1996 Jouko Valta
    Copyright © 1993-1994 Jarkko Sonninen

  This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
  modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
  published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the
  License, or (at your option) any later version.

  This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
  but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
  MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
  GNU General Public License for more details.

  You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
  along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
  Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA
  02111-1307  USA

 The ROM files in the `C128', `C64', `CBM-II', `DRIVES', `PET' and
 `VIC20' directories are Copyright C by Commodore Business Machines.