binary vs. text?

Chris Sheffield cmsheffield at
Tue Dec 12 16:20:42 EST 2006

Thanks to everyone for your suggestions. I'll probably go with this  
one from Mark, even though Sarah's was very good. Since my files will  
have to be in a certain format anyway, it's easy for me just to  
verify the data.


On Dec 11, 2006, at 4:03 PM, Mark Schonewille wrote:

> When you import a file, you always want to do something with its  
> contents. Just check to see if the text contents fits the  
> destination. If not, it might be a binary file and you may need to  
> handle it differently.

Chris Sheffield
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