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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] How does arch/tla handle encodings?

From: Marcus Sundman
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] How does arch/tla handle encodings?
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 20:20:00 +0300
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On Friday 27 August 2004 19:52, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 27, 2004 at 06:50:23PM +0200, Vaclav Haisman wrote:
> > File's encoding is imho metadata as much as permisions are.
> It's not. Encoding is data.

Oh, get a clue. And a dictionary. The encoding info is data about the data 
that is the content of the file. "Data about data" is called "metadata". 
"Encoding" is an attribute of the file, just as "filename" and 
"permissions" are.

- Marcus Sundman

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