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Re: binary mode
- To: <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>,<BKish9079 at aol dot com>
- Subject: Re: binary mode
- From: "Terry Lincoln" <lincoln2 at rochester dot rr dot com>
- Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2000 22:58:51 -0500
- Cc: <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- References: <email@example.com> <20000118222450.B3627@cygnus.com>
Chris G. Faylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 18, 2000 at 06:57:13PM -0500, BKish9079@aol.com wrote:
> >How do I set it to binary mode?
> You slowly walk up to it, whistling casually, affecting an unconcerned
> When you are within striking distance, languidly point behind it, and
> ask "Hmm. Is that a fiddler crab?"
> When it excitedly turns to view the fictious crab, move, snake-like
> and grab it by the hind legs.
> Swing it over your head clockwise seven times and then (this is
> important) skid it to halt, allowing no more than three bumps as it
> slowly winds down. It is important to maintain a firm grip and
> spin rapidly as it may try to bite.
> It will now be in "binary mode". You will be able to verify this
> because you will be seeing double (i.e., binary).
> To take it out of "binary mode" repeat the above process but spin
> in a *counter-clockwise* fashion.
The alternative method would be to type 'binary' at the `ftp>' prompt.
W. Terry Lincoln
Senior Solution Developer [Linux Registered User #99583]
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