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Re: [zzdev] :zz: Could we make a General Updater for ZZdata?

On Sat, Jul 18, 1998 at 06:59:51AM +0900, Ted Nelson wrote:
> This problem of having to pull cell structures forward
>  with every new version is very daunting.
> I have hundreds of datasets already, each locked to
>  a specific version.
> True, maybe only 30 of them are current, but still.
> So might this be possible? as follows--
> A general update program, such that
> - It accepts any old ZZ format
> - It converts to the latest format (leaving prev. for safety)
> - (Optional, might be useful for understanding how things were--)
>  it downdates to some previous format as specified?

Yes, that's certainly possible; it's been on the "To Do" list for some time.

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