[Coco] RiBB2.02s.arc

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Wed Dec 23 02:32:46 EST 2009

On Wednesday 23 December 2009, L. Curtis Boyle wrote:
>If it's the old SEA ARC format, then DEARC under OS-9 will do it.
>Which it probably is, since that was the main archiving format used by
>Fidonet before ZIP came along.
>Sent from my iPhone
>L. Curtis Boyle
ISTR running across that and wondering what it was, makes sense now.  Thanks.
That doesn't tell me who wanted it though.
>On Dec 23, 2009, at 12:56 AM, Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at verizon.net>
>> That is the name of a disk I came across today, and it went ding
>> that someone
>> in the last month or so had asked about it, and had not to my
>> knowledge
>> received an affirmative reply.
>> Next, since its on what appears to be a 720k 5.25" disk, and I seem
>> to be
>> having dmode CRS, or possibly I need to clean & lube the drive, but
>> I can't
>> read it past about $F00 even with ded.  I suspect the head slider
>> rails are
>> goobered up with 15 year old wd-40 or ??
>> I may play with it some more tomorrow and see if I can read it out
>> to an
>> image of some sort, or just copy the whole file, which appears to be
>> a bit
>> over 200k.  If I can do that, I'll move it to someplace where it can
>> be
>> grabbed from my web page.  In the meantime, whoever was asking, wave
>> a hand.
>> In the meantime, how do I unpack an .arc file?, that's a new one to
>> me.
>> Honi soit qui mal y pense.
>>    [Evil to him who evil thinks.]
>>        -- Motto of the Order of the Garter (est. Edward III)
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