This directory contains files relating to The Specification of the Z-Machine. # ZMachineArchive-19970602.zip 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 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 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 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 Z-Machine Standard 1.1 Document, written by Kevin Bracey and Jason C. Penney. # 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. [file is linked from infocom/media/blorb/blorb-infocom-extension.txt] # blorb_format.txt Blorb: An IF Resource Collection Format Standard, Version 1.1, by Andrew Plotkin. [file is linked from programming/blorb/blorb_format.txt] # savefile_14.txt 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 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. # zspec02 A directory for The Specification of the Z-Machine, Standard 0.2. This has been superceded by the 1.0 Standard.
The IF Archive is a public service of the Interactive Fiction Technology Foundation.