Index: if-archive/infocom/interpreters/specification

This directory contains files relating to The Specification of the Z-Machine.


1 Subdirectory

zspec02

A directory for The Specification of the Z-Machine, Standard 0.2. This has been superseded by the 1.0 Standard.

12 Files

blorb-infocom-extension.txt [07-Aug-2019] [link to if-archive/infocom/media/blorb/blorb-infocom-extension.txt]

A document specifying an extension to Blorb 1.1 to handle the original graphics of the four Infocom V6 games, written by Kevin Bracey. (This extension was incorporated into the main Blorb spec as of version 2.0.) [file is linked to infocom/media/blorb/blorb-infocom-extension.txt]

blorb_format.txt [02-Mar-2014] [link to if-archive/programming/blorb/blorb_format.txt]

Blorb: An IF Resource Collection Format Standard, by Andrew Plotkin. [file is linked to programming/blorb/blorb_format.txt]

infocom-zip-specs.zip [04-Sep-2023]
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Infocom's internal documentation on ZIP, EZIP, XZIP and YZIP. All files are transcribed from original scans. Adobe Acrobe PDF format. Compiled by Henrik ├ůsman.

savefile_14.txt [10-Nov-1997]
IFWiki: Quetzal

Z-machine Common Save-File Format Standard, also called Quetzal (Quetzal Unifies Efficiently The Z-Machine Archive Language). Version 1.4 (03nov97), by Martin Frost.

z-spec10-pdf.zip [28-Mar-2003]
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The Z-Machine Standards Document Version 1.0 (04sep97) (also known as "The Specification of the Z-Machine"), by Graham Nelson, as well as the Quetzal and Blorb formats, and the proposed Standard 1.1. Adobe Acrobat PDF format, converted by Peer Schaefer.

z-spec11-html.zip [14-Jan-2021]
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The Z-Machine Standards Document Version 1.1 (also known as "The Specification of the Z-Machine"), by Graham Nelson. This is the Version 1.0 document with changes from the Version 1.1 update included.

z-spec11-pdf.zip [16-Jul-2021]
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The Z-Machine Standards Document Version 1.1 (also known as "The Specification of the Z-Machine"), by Graham Nelson. This is the version 1.0 document with changes from the version 1.1 update included. Adobe Acrobat PDF format, converted by Henrik ├ůsman.

ZMachineArchive-19970602.zip [18-Nov-2003]
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An archive of the postings to the Z-Machine mailing list from March 1997 through early June 1997, in plain text format. Compiled by Allen Garvin.

ZMachineArchive-20020808.zip [12-Aug-2002]
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An archive of the postings to the Z-Machine mailing list from June 1997 through early August 2002, in Unix mbox format. Compiled by Gavin Lambert.

ZMachineSpec-1.0.zip [22-Jun-2000]
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The Z-Machine Standards Document Version 1.0 (04sep97) (also known as "The Specification of the Z-Machine"), by Graham Nelson. Adobe Acrobat PDF format, converted by Kirk Klobe.

ZSpec10.zip [04-Sep-1997]
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The Z-Machine Standards Document Version 1.0 (04sep97) (also known as "The Specification of the Z-Machine"), by Graham Nelson. HTML format for web browsers; start with index.html

ZSpec11.txt [13-May-2006]

Z-Machine Standard 1.1 Document, written by Kevin Bracey and Jason C. Penney.