"File types"

Cameron Kaiser spectre at floodgap.com
Wed Aug 30 12:11:15 CDT 2006

> > How many ways are there of representing variable length character strings?
> > And how many have you run into? Off the top of my head,  I've seen--on the
> > MS-DOS/Windows platform the following:   byte count+data, word count+data,
> > data terminated by 00, data terminated by 0a,  data terminated by 0d, data
> > terminated by 1F,  and probably a few others that don't occur to me right
> > off.
> Some of the CP/M tools used $ as a string terminator,  if I'm remembering 
> right...


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