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Re: [zzdev] :zz: New HotZiggity shd file in Windows-compatible format
- To: zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [zzdev] :zz: New HotZiggity shd file in Windows-compatible format
- From: Andrew Pam <xanni@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 8 Aug 1998 01:46:31 +1000
- Cc: ted@xxxxxxxxxx
- In-reply-to: <126.96.36.199.19980806045032.007938e0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; from Ted Nelson on Thu, Aug 06, 1998 at 04:50:32AM -0700
- References: <188.8.131.52.19980806045032.007938e0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Reply-to: zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx
On Thu, Aug 06, 1998 at 04:50:32AM -0700, Ted Nelson wrote:
> Would it be possible to save the data in a Windows-compatible
> format, so that when the computer is rebooted in Windows
> the data could be, e.g., mailed as an attachment?
Yes, that's already what I've done for exactly that reason.
> Am I right that this requires using "mcopy"? Or does it
> go deeper than that?
It would also be possible to use a kernel with the MSDOS filesystem and
mount the floppy but in this case it's simpler to just include mcopy
and use that, so that's exactly what I've done.
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