[sebhc] H8D files and labels

Jack Rubin jack.rubin at ameritech.net
Tue Mar 28 05:45:52 CST 2006

> > it would be nice to have a verify mode in IMD or an 
> > associated utility that could operate on an arbitrary list 
> of files to 
> > report back on the integrity of the included images.
> It would be a very simple matter to write a listing utility 
> which would display the .H8D files (like a DIR), except that 
> it would verify the file comment/size, and would display the comment.
> Something like:
> DISK1    H8D    102400 05-21-04   8:30a OK (No comment)
> DISK2    H8D    102427 05-21-04   8:30a OK Sample one-line comment
> DISK3    H8D    102473 05-21-04   8:31a OK
>   This is a sample multi-line comment that
>   could be contained in a disk image.

That's exactly what I had in mind for the "listing utility" - and I
agree that the elegance of being able to TYPE out a file for further
info is pretty sweet. Obviously none of these file level suggestions
would prevent packaging the image + additional info in a .zip file.


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