Megalextoria
Retro computing and gaming, sci-fi books, tv and movies and other geeky stuff.

Home » Archive » net.micro.atari8 » Kermit binary file xfer
Show: Today's Messages :: Show Polls :: Message Navigator
E-mail to friend 
Switch to threaded view of this topic Create a new topic Submit Reply
Kermit binary file xfer [message #283150] Fri, 21 March 1986 07:26
Anonymous
Karma:
Originally posted by: DYOUNG@USC-ISID.ARPA (C. David Young)
Article-I.D.: ucbvax.8603211231.AA04810
Posted: Fri Mar 21 07:26:28 1986
Date-Received: Sat, 22-Mar-86 22:38:54 EST
Sender: daemon@ucbvax.BERKELEY.EDU
Organization: The ARPA Internet
Lines: 19

I am having trouble transferring binary files with the ACTION! Kermit.
I lose the 8th bit of every byte. Has anybody out there had any luck
transferring binary files with this Kermit. It has a binary file option
but this seems to have no effect.

On a more technical level, the 8th bit quoting character does not
appear in the Sinit packet. The server acks with an indication that
it would accept the 8th bit quoting character if it were requested. I
am wondering if maybe Jack Palevich made the binary file option part of
the Kermit parameter menu but failed to implement 8th bit quoting. I find
that hard to believe since that is a rather trivial task and the rest of
the implementation is so complete.

Is anybody out there in contact with Jack to ask him this question? If not,
I guess I will have to go mucking around in the code to find out.

Thanks in advance,
David Young
-------
  Switch to threaded view of this topic Create a new topic Submit Reply
Previous Topic: Finally! A Free Run-Time Library for Action! (LONG)
Next Topic: 512K Board etc.
Goto Forum:
  

-=] Back to Top [=-
[ Syndicate this forum (XML) ] [ RSS ] [ PDF ]

Current Time: Wed Jul 08 03:33:47 EDT 2020

Total time taken to generate the page: 0.00353 seconds