[REBOL] Re: Skip out to lunch on files ?
From: gscottjones:mchsi at: 3-Oct-2002 14:18
From: "Andy Finkel"
> The FAQ example shows using a command sequence like
> file: open/binary/direct %myfile.txt
> skip file 2000
My apologies. I was not catching on that you meant in reference to file
handling. I guess I should have figured that out from the context.
By the way, if you are using network reads, Petr K. figured out that the
following works. Don't ask _me_ why. It seems to be the only exception to
the rule about /skip refinement bug. Curious. It may be a solution to your
port: open/direct/binary/no-wait/skip http://www.rebol.com/graphics/kits.jpg
100 ;skips 100 bytes
The thread that outlined some of the issues can be found (watch for line
20tired of broken downloads%3F