Re: *.MSG

 BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 12-09-92 (21:39)             Number: 366
From: MICHAEL MALONE               Refer#: NONE
  To: ERIC B. FORD                  Recvd: NO  
Subj: Re: *.MSG                      Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
 EB>       fill      AS STRING * 8           '  WHAT???
 EB>       replyto   AS INTEGER

 EB> What's in there?  Anything important?  Does Front Door
 EB> need that dumb stuff or is it 'reserved'?  I am thinking
 EB> of adding a automatic routing system to VIPMAIL (BTW- Any
 EB> suggestions?)  and need some place to put it, and would
 EB> prefer not to have to invade the message body.  Can I
 EB> stuff it there?  Any other ideas?

Well yes, there is a bunch of stuff there. 8 bytes worth.

Here is what it should be:

 TYPE MsgHeaderType
   FromUser    AS STRING * 36
   ToUser      AS STRING * 36
   subJect     AS STRING * 72
   dateTime    AS STRING * 20    'date and time of message creation
                                 'example:  "01 Jan 1991" + TIME$
   timesRead   AS INTEGER
   destNode    AS INTEGER        'destination node
   origNode    AS INTEGER        'original node
   cost        AS INTEGER
   origNet     AS INTEGER
   destNet     AS INTEGER
   destZone    AS INTEGER        'optional
   origZone    AS INTEGER        'optional
   destPoint   AS INTEGER        'optional
   origPoint   AS INTEGER        'optional
   replyTo     AS INTEGER        'message that this one's a reply to
   Attribute   AS INTEGER        'attribute bits
   nextReply   AS INTEGER

They are formated with high and low order bytes.

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