On 19/9/00 2:42 am, LiangTyan Fui <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Is this applicable to all MetaCard disk I/O commands on Mac, or just
> effecting:
> put url "binfile:thefile.txt"
> where it really reads the entire file into RAM?

Only the URL commands.

>> This is functionally equivalent to "read until eof", it just saves a
>> couple of lines of script for opening and closing the file.  Same
> I must say "put url" has been my favourite command dealing with files.
> However, I am planning to use the more traditional "open" and "seek" command
> to deal with large files.

Right - that is still usually the best way to go for large files.



> My only problem is how find out the current
> reading/writing position of the file.
> Thanks.
> LiangTyan Fui

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