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RE: cURL problem with ascii download from tandem

From: <Nico.Baggus_at_mail.ing.nl>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2000 16:48:48 +0100

The binary file is useless as the file is an indexed
file on the tandem. This is converted when using ascii transfers. But when using
binary transfers the indexes are sent along with the data (quite a mess from a
win32 standpoint).

Same can apply to VMS systems as well.

regards,
Nico Baggus

>-----Original Message-----
>From: curl_at_contactor.se
>Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2000 1:54 PM
>To: curl_at_contactor.se
>Subject: Re: cURL problem with ascii download from tandem
>
>
>Nico.Baggus_at_mail.ing.nl wrote:
>
>> I hope someone will react/help now?
>
>Your question is of such technical nature that few of us can
>answer it. And
>unfortunately Daniel (the author) is on vacation right now and
>won't be back
>until late July.
>
>A few ideas, though:
>
>* Have you tried with the v7 beta? I know the ASCII transfer
>on win32 has been
>discussed a bit, maybe there's been a change.
>
>* Why is the binary file useless? Would it be possible to (as
>an interim
>solution) simply translate the binary file into the text
>format you want? I
>don't know what format the Tandem uses, but surely a simple
>'tr' line could
>work?
>
>--
>Björn Stenberg
>mailto:bjorn_at_haxx.se
>http://bjorn.haxx.se
>
>
>

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