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Tue Aug 27 04:49:46 EDT 2019

You can optionally specify either text or binary mode. If you specify 
text mode, when you use the write to file command to put data in the 
file, any combinations of line feed and return characters are translated 
to a single line feed before being written to the file.  If you specify 
binary mode, return and line feed characters are not translated. If you 
don¹t specify a mode, the file is opened in text mode.

>2) get/put URL might go faster if if you get/put the data into a variable
>and write it out once, rather than writing after each 'get' (slow).

I orignally considered this, but since these combined files may be as big 
as 100 MB (or larger) it didn't seem like a good idea. However, what I'm 
a bit confused about is that both approaches simply read in files and 
append them to another file. Why is one approach so much slower than the 


Howard Bornstein
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