gread at actrix.gen.nz
Tue Apr 15 17:30:27 EST 1997
> What this almost digibetic person gathered is that the
> offered files had been zipped by a MsDOS program, and had to be unzipped by
> a Macintosh operating on DOS, before they could be succesfully transferred
> to the Mac.
No. You should be able to use a *Mac* utility on a *Mac* to unzip the
files after downloading to a *Mac*.
Because zip files are so ubiquitous even Mac people have a need to get at
them and, clever people that they are, have produced little *Mac*
programs to do the dirty job. Where to get such a utility if you didn't
have it already was a highlighted link in the introduction web page.
Please everybody, this wasn't meant to be an endurance test. Read the
web pages and Linda's follow-up carefully before plunging in. If you're
still lost ask your local expert to *also* read the background
> ... I have not (yet,
> I hope) found the link between some incomprehensible abbreviations and the
> journals for which they stand
Perhaps a reference to the Library of Congress abbreviations. In Dos
Papyrus those abbreviations show in the search results screen, the full
title in the edit screen.
Geoff Read <gread at actrix.gen.nz>
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