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 BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 10-05-92 (18:17)             Number: 400
From: ROBERT CHURCH                Refer#: NONE
  To: MICHAEL BULL                  Recvd: NO  
Subj: *.msg format..                 Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
I would _highly_ reccomend that you pick up the full set of
FTS and FSC documents.  They contain all information
critical to the Fidonet developer.

'This is info is from FTS-0001.014.

TYPE MsgHeader
   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

'This structure will be followed by unbounded message text.
'The text is terminated by a NULL or, optionally, an EOF.


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