Squish Formatted Echos fr

 BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 05-09-92 (19:25)             Number: 149
From: ZACK JONES                   Refer#: NONE
  To: CORIDON HENSHAW               Recvd: NO  
Subj: Squish Formatted Echos fr      Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
 > Does anyone know the format of squish message bases?  An example
 > reader would be nice.
Here's some code I captured a while back:

(215)   Tue 7 Apr 92 20:55
By: Francois Roy
To: Harvey Parisien
Re: Squish Bases in QB?

---- >On (06 Apr 92) Francois Roy wrote to Gene Buckle... FR> So far, I have only managed to READ the Squish bases; I don't feel FR> confident enough yet to go and ENTER messages in there... >Very interested in your approach Francois. Will you post it? Ok, first, here are the structures (at least what I could make of them: there are more #define's and #ifdef's than useful info in that C stuff). TYPE SQIDX ' .SQI file: one of these per message (12 bytes) OFFST AS LONG UMSGID AS LONG HASH AS LONG END TYPE TYPE SQBASE ' .SQD database header (256 bytes): 1 per .SQD file SLEN AS INTEGER RSVD1 AS INTEGER NUMMSG AS LONG ' No of msgs in area HIMSG AS LONG ' Highest msg number (same as NUMMSG) SKIPMSG AS LONG ' # of msgs to protect from autoKill HIWATER AS LONG ' Highwatermark UID AS LONG ' # of next UMSGID to use BASEID AS STRING * 80' Name (incl path) of this message base FBEGIN AS LONG ' Offset to 1st frame FLAST AS LONG ' Offset to last frame FFBEGIN AS LONG ' Offset to 1st free frame FFLAST AS LONG ' Offset to last free frame FEND AS LONG ' Offset to end of file MAXMSGS AS LONG ' # of msgs to keep MAXDAYS AS INTEGER ' # of days to keep msgs for SZSQHDR AS INTEGER ' Size of SQHDR (32 bytes) END TYPE TYPE SQHDR ID AS LONG NEXTF AS LONG PREVF AS LONG FLEN AS LONG MSGLEN AS LONG CLEN AS LONG FTYP AS INTEGER RSVD AS INTEGER END TYPE Hope this helps! Take Care, Zack Jones --- * Origin: Zack's Shack (1:387/905.1)
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