[Coladam] More fun adventures in CP/M

Daniel Bienvenu newcoleco at yahoo.fr
Sat Feb 20 01:08:08 CET 2010


BYS ? If we keep the Y as the compression technic that replaces a letter in the EXT... so it can be BAS for a BASIC program, no?

--- En date de : Ven 19.2.10, Ronald Mitchell <bytehacker at tallcedarskennels.com> a écrit :

> De: Ronald Mitchell <bytehacker at tallcedarskennels.com>then I think it'
> Objet: Re: [Coladam] More fun adventures in CP/M
> À: "Joe Blenkle" <jblenkle at sacnews.net>
> Cc: "Daniel Bienvenu" <newcoleco at yahoo.fr>, coladam at adamcon.org
> Date: Vendredi 19 février 2010, 18h58
> <evil grin>   Ya
> got that right pilgrim! And if you get through to the other
> side without tearing your hair out, then you deserve a
> reward of some sort.  An official ADAM "ATTABOY!" 
> or something like that.
> 
> Only one that means nothing to me is the .BYS file. 
> Have no idea what that might be.
> 
> Ron
> 
> On 19-Feb-10, at 2:25 PM, Joe Blenkle wrote:
> 
> > Ah, tricky...eh...so I use UNCRLZH on a .IYG file to
> get an IMG file which I then turn into a disk image only to
> find there are LBR files on the disk image so I use DELBR to
> extract the files only to find they are CYM, DYC and BYS
> which I then have to turn around and use UNCRLZH on
> again...
> > 
> > Makes perfect sense to me...
> > 
> > Joe B.
> > 
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ronald Mitchell"
> <bytehacker at tallcedarskennels.com>
> > To: "Daniel Bienvenu" <newcoleco at yahoo.fr>;
> "Joe Blenkle" <jblenkle at sacnews.net>
> > Cc: <coladam at adamcon.org>
> > Sent: Friday, February 19, 2010 1:58 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Coladam] More fun adventures in CP/M
> > 
> > 
> >> A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away........
> >> 
> >> .CYM  meant  that the file was 
> compressed with the program CRLZH.COM
> >> 
> >> you can uncompress it with UNCRLZH.COM
> >> 
> >> Joe was quite right. There were all sorts of
> compression algorithms at the time, squeezed, 
> arked,  arced, self-extracting arc, and yada 
> yada. The authors of each claimed various advantages, such
> as more  efficient compression, or smaller size, and
> the like.
> >> 
> >> If was all for use back in the time when sending
> files online with  dialup equipment at 300 baud 
> was expensive, so the fewer kilobytes  you had to send,
> the cheaper it was. Everything got compressed prior  to
> sending, which meant that it had to be uncompressed at the
> other  end. When it came to compression/decompression
> software there were  quite a few "flavours of the
> month". These days we've abandoned all of  that in
> favour of ZIPS or GUNZIPS or BZ's,TARs,TARBALLS and 
> BZEDDEDTARBALLS - or is it .TAR.BZ  ---  something
> like that.
> >> 
> >> Some things never change.
> >> 
> >> Ron
> >> 
> >> 
> >> 
> >> On 19-Feb-10, at 1:17 PM, Daniel Bienvenu wrote:
> >> 
> >>> I'm sorry Joe... that's all the page said
> realy, no mention of DYC  or things like that. Y is
> close to Z so maybe it's related, I don't  know.
> >>> 
> >>> 
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