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A move of IBM BASICA to IBM BASIC would have been easier and have avoided the possible copyvio tagging. ; Wbm1058 (talk) 01:06, 8 June 2012 (UTC)
This was done retroactively with a history merge on 13 January 2013. – Wbm1058 (talk) 19:57, 19 April 2014 (UTC)

Proposal to merge "IBM cassette tape" and "IBM BASIC"[edit]

It has been proposed to merge the two mentioned articles, but whilst related I find they discuss different topics and therefore should not be merged. There's alot to discuss about IBM BASIC not related to the IBM PC's cassette port, and the article about the cassette port should be expanded to discuss the actual data format used and the programming interface, as it was not only available under IBM BASIC, but also through ROM BIOS INT 15h services or direct hardware access, stuff unrelated to IBM BASIC. Therefore, the articles should not be merged, IMHO. --Matthiaspaul (talk) 19:05, 9 January 2012 (UTC)

See also the discussion here: Talk:IBM Cassette tape#Proposed merge --Matthiaspaul (talk) 16:46, 10 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Important note – For whatever reasons, there is also discussion occurring on the talk page for the IBM Cassette tape article that has occurred here. As of the time of this post, there are two "oppose" comments on that page. Northamerica1000(talk) 09:08, 15 January 2012 (UTC)
There would be about 1 paragraph of non-redundant information from the cassette port article to add to this article; it's not like there's ever going to be a lot written about the 5150 port in isolation. It would be better merged here. --Wtshymanski (talk) 00:14, 23 January 2012 (UTC)