15C: is there errata for HP15C Advanced Functions Handbook

05312019, 01:33 AM
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15C: is there errata for HP15C Advanced Functions Handbook
hi all,
In the proceedings for the HHC 2018 conference, there's a great presentation by Felix Gross & David Hayden called Recreating the 15C Advanced Functions Handbook. On their final slide it says: "Errata on the thumbdrive" (p349 of 2018.pdf). Although the manual itself is included in the proceedings, I can't find any sign of the the above errata there, nor does it appear to be in the Museum V8 doc set. Would anyone know if it's available anywhere, please? Cambridge, UK 41CL/DM41X 12/15C/16C DM15/16 71B 17B/BII/bII+ 28S 42S/DM42 32SII 48GX 50g 35s 30b/WP34S Prime G2 & Casios, Rockwell 18R :) 

05312019, 05:32 AM
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RE: 15C: is there errata for HP15C Advanced Functions Handbook
Thanks for taking an interest in the HP15 LE project.
The errata were intended for the Owner's Handbook, not the Advanced Functions Handbook (AFH), so the slide is not correct in that respect. The errata for the Owner's Handbook is attached. I did not receive errors found in the AFH. Of course that does not mean that are aren't any. Please forward any errors for the AFH you find and will set up an errata list and see that will be stored in the Article page of the museum, as was the Owner's Manual errata. Felix 

05312019, 06:55 PM
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RE: 15C: is there errata for HP15C Advanced Functions Handbook
(05312019 05:32 AM)Felix Gross Wrote: Thanks for taking an interest in the HP15 LE project. Looks like a very worthy inclusion on the PPC Archive DVD :) Jake 

05312019, 08:31 PM
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RE: 15C: is there errata for HP15C Advanced Functions Handbook
thank you very much indeed, Felix. Great piece of work, both manuals
And also thanks Jake for the archive (whence I got the HHC proceedings). Cambridge, UK 41CL/DM41X 12/15C/16C DM15/16 71B 17B/BII/bII+ 28S 42S/DM42 32SII 48GX 50g 35s 30b/WP34S Prime G2 & Casios, Rockwell 18R :) 

05312019, 08:35 PM
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RE: 15C: is there errata for HP15C Advanced Functions Handbook
one minor point, Felix,
(05312019 05:32 AM)Felix Gross Wrote: Please forward any errors for the AFH you find and will set up an errata list and see that will be stored in the Article page of the museum, as was the Owner's Manual errata. I did check the museum, before posting, and didn't find any sign of any errata for the 15C; would you mind please pointing me to the right page? Cambridge, UK 41CL/DM41X 12/15C/16C DM15/16 71B 17B/BII/bII+ 28S 42S/DM42 32SII 48GX 50g 35s 30b/WP34S Prime G2 & Casios, Rockwell 18R :) 

06012019, 12:55 AM
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RE: 15C: is there errata for HP15C Advanced Functions Handbook
(05312019 08:35 PM)cdmackay Wrote: one minor point, Felix, https://www.hpmuseum.org/cgisys/cgiwrap...?read=1107 Much more than I thought, though many are typos and other minor nits. Bob Prosperi 

06012019, 08:48 AM
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RE: 15C: is there errata for HP15C Advanced Functions Handbook
argh! I was looking at the Museum doc set. Perhaps there could be a link added there, or something?
thanks Bob Cambridge, UK 41CL/DM41X 12/15C/16C DM15/16 71B 17B/BII/bII+ 28S 42S/DM42 32SII 48GX 50g 35s 30b/WP34S Prime G2 & Casios, Rockwell 18R :) 

06012019, 08:59 AM
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RE: 15C: is there errata for HP15C Advanced Functions Handbook
hi Felix,
(05312019 05:32 AM)Felix Gross Wrote: The errata were intended for the Owner's Handbook, not the Advanced Functions Handbook (AFH), so the slide is not correct in that respect. The errata for the Owner's Handbook is attached. Not being cheeky, but may I report an erratum for the errata? 4. Page 34: Last line in the last paragraph. It should be one Rollup and one Rolldown, not two Rollups. I believe that not two Rollups should be not two Rolldowns. Also, given the ordering in the following figure, it might be better to change should be one Rollup and one Rolldown to should be one Rolldown and one Rollup. … On the same note, the OH itself has them reversed earlier in the same paragraph. i.e. roll the contents of the stack registers up or down one register perhaps should be instead roll the contents of the stack registers down or up one register thanks very much. Cambridge, UK 41CL/DM41X 12/15C/16C DM15/16 71B 17B/BII/bII+ 28S 42S/DM42 32SII 48GX 50g 35s 30b/WP34S Prime G2 & Casios, Rockwell 18R :) 

06022019, 09:34 PM
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RE: 15C: is there errata for HP15C Advanced Functions Handbook
Thanks a lot for checking carefully. As Dave and myself found out, nitpicking is the core of proofreading. Both manuals are typographical complex, making this a challenge. All help is welcome.
Item no. 4 was corrected. I left the other text unchanged as I did not want to change the original text. Factually, you are of course correct. I have added a new version of the Errata list. Felix 

06032019, 01:01 AM
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RE: 15C: is there errata for HP15C Advanced Functions Handbook
thanks very much again, Felix.
Cambridge, UK 41CL/DM41X 12/15C/16C DM15/16 71B 17B/BII/bII+ 28S 42S/DM42 32SII 48GX 50g 35s 30b/WP34S Prime G2 & Casios, Rockwell 18R :) 

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