[REBOL] Re: dbase files under rebol ???
From: tim:johnsons-web at: 15-Oct-2003 16:02
* Gregg Irwin <[greggirwin--mindspring--com]> [031015 15:18]:
> Hi Ronald,
> r> Is it possible to work with .dbf files under REBOL ??
> Like Petr, I've only seen a couple REBOL script implementations that
> do some basics. For real work, Command might be your best bet.
The dbf file format is a known (and fairly simple) layout.
I once did a project with C using raw file I/O on dbf files.
And example of .dbf layout is at
Given this information, one *should* be able to parse a .dbf file
on a binary port with just rebol/core.
Just don't do a skip in a port open in binary. RT hasn't
fixed that one yet.
> -- Gregg
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