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[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. tj
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-- Tim Johnson <[tim--johnsons-web--com]>