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[TRLog] TR 6.64 comments...

Subject: [TRLog] TR 6.64 comments...
From: (Tree N6TR)
Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2002 08:51:07 -0700
> > Haven't tried 6.64 yet.  Was anything done about not being able to set 
> > the decay time beyond 63 min or so?  I would like to be able to set it 
> If I remember correctly, TR uses 6 bits of a byte to hold the bandmap decay 
> time.  The largest number one can store in 6 bits is 63.  If you increased it
> to use all 8 bits of a byte, the largest number you could store would be
> 255, which would give you the four hours (plus 15 minutes) you want.
> But, I'm pretty sure that TR is using the other two bits of that byte
> for something else important.

The dupe and mult status bits.

However, an "easy" way to get around this is to only decrement the time on
every other minute (even minutes) and that way it will work for 2X the 


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