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SAVE/REPLACE & HESmodem [message #113879] Tue, 17 September 2013 14:53 Go to previous message
Originally posted by: wutka@gitpyr.UUCP (Mark Wutka)
Message-ID: <201@gitpyr.UUCP>
Date: Wed, 6-Mar-85 21:18:02 EST
Article-I.D.: gitpyr.201
Posted: Wed Mar  6 21:18:02 1985
Date-Received: Sun, 10-Mar-85 05:18:22 EST
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Organization: Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
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  I had a very nasty encounter with the SAVE/REPLACE bug
back in December. It ate the source to my terminal program
several times before I realized that it was the SAVE/REPLACE
bug that was erasing it. Another odd thing it did was to leave
many unused sectors still marked as used. Two weeks ago that
disk was full even though there were less than 150 sectors
used by the files. I copied them all to a blank diskette and
when I listed the catalog there were indeed MANY unused sectors.
I initialized the old one and everything was fine.

  About uploading on the HESmodem. If you are using the program
that comes with it (I think it is called 64T), according to the
documentation, it doesn't support that feature. I use VIDTEX 
whenever I need to do any up/downloading.

  And now, a question...I have written as terminal program that
supports full ASCII. The only thing I still need to make it do
is to send a BREAK. Does anyone know if it can be done on the
64 and if so, how ?

Mark Wutka
Office of Computing Services
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Ga.


  The author of this message is purely fictitious. Any similarity
to any real character, living or dead, is purely a pigment of
your warped imagination.
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