[Coco] OS9 Extensions
jejones3141 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 23 08:34:13 EDT 2020
There is the approach of the Unix/Linux "file" program, which reads the
initial portion of the file and tries to determine its type from that.
On Tue, Sep 22, 2020 at 4:45 PM <coco at jechar.ca> wrote:
> OK perhaps what I am looking for is whats used 90% of the time and
> what's unambiguous also
> I would not include .bas on my list because it could be BINARY "PACKED
> RSDOS BASIC" vs. ASCII
> Similarly wanted to know if any coco generated .doc files would be
> binary or is it it safe to
> put on the TEXT file list.
> I am looking for files for witch end of line translation will not ruin
> the file.
> No Extension means SORRY treated as binary weather it is or not.
> On 2020-09-22 14:28, L. Curtis Boyle wrote:
> > There was no real standard - some text files distributed in the early
> > days didn’t even have extensions. I have seen .doc or .docs used
> > occasionally. For BASIC09, I have seen .b, .b09, .bas. Both .a and
> > .asm for assembler.
> > L. Curtis Boyle
> > curtisboyle at sasktel.net
> >> On Sep 22, 2020, at 12:23 PM, coco at jechar.ca wrote:
> >> I am trying to make a list of file extensions that would be
> >> possibility found on a OS9 disk for files that would contain text.
> >> So Far I have.
> >> .txt for text
> >> .b09 for Basic09
> >> .c & .h for C programs
> >> I think also
> >> .pas for Pascal
> >> .a or is it .asm for Assembler ?
> >> I am not sure if .doc files on a coco are plain text or not?
> >> Does anyone have any to add ?
> >> Charlie.
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