getting .hqx files with ftpmail
FutureNerd Steve Witham
fnerd at smds.com
Fri Dec 4 17:46:33 PST 1992
A note for fools like me trying to get Mac .hqx files through "ftpmail"...
USE ASCII MODE! Otherwise it defaults to adding an extra layer of "btoa"
encoding on the file (or you can switch it to uuencode, but why uuencode
an .hqx file--it's already plain text). "btoa" files start like this:
as opposed to uuencoded files like:
or .hqx files (this is from memory):
(This file has to be decoded with BinHex 2.0)
I don't know where to find "btoa," and ftpmail's help message just says
to ask my local wizard. He never heard of it.
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fnerd at smds.com (FutureNerd Steve Witham)
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