cisin at xenosoft.com
Wed Aug 30 12:42:40 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.
On Wed, 30 Aug 2006, Roy J. Tellason wrote:
> Some of the CP/M tools used $ as a string terminator, if I'm remembering
Still there in Int 21h function 9!
also, fixed length with padding character (FCBs),
also, keeping start and end pointers
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