Jim Reisert AD1C
Jim Reisert AD1C <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Fri, 16 Oct 1998 23:49:31 -0400
At 08:24 AM 10/16/98 -0500, Bob Perring wrote:
>This is what I understand:
>The file cty.dat is used by CT and TR.
>The file country.dat is used by NA.
>They should have the same information, I suppose, as a function of the
>time as to when they were made, but I think they are in different
>formats as to content.
>I am thinking that the country.dat file is later generated for NA from
>information contained in the most recently developed cty.dat file.
>I guess I will go into each of them with a text editor over the weekend
>and see what I can learn.
They all contain the same information, only formatted differently for each
format. They're all generated from the same master file, which is in its
own format. I run a program that spits out the *.CTY, CTY.DAT and
COUNTRY.CTY files all at once. Then they are packaged up into the
appropriate .ZIP files and uploaded to the Internet. I don't have privs.
to edit the datom web site, so I sent the file to Dave K8CC so he could
73 - Jim AD1C
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