Re: state of metadata?

No, the suggestion was not a joke. Dont let the notice scare you off. I
wanted someone to actually go through the specification and see if it was
of any use to you guys. Who knows. it might me more flexable then
originally thaught. I have no clue if it is or not.

On Sat, 18 Dec 1999, Federico Mena Quintero wrote:

> >  Well, recently I have become reinterested in bbs's. Looking through
> >  some source, I found this textfile (attached). It describes a way of
> >  tagging metadata safely into the files itself. Could one of the metadata
> >  guru's have a look over it?  Thanks.
> Oh my god.  To quote from the aforementioned text:
> >                              ! NOTICE !
> >
> >     SAUCE was initially created for supporting only the ANSi & RIP
> >     screens.  Since both ANSi and RIP are in effect text-based and
> >     have no other form of control, SAUCE never interferes with the
> >     workings of a program using either ANSi or RIP.  If it does,
> >     the program is not functioning the way it should.
> >     This is _NOT_ true for the other types of file SAUCE supports
> >     however. Adding SAUCE to some of the other filetypes supported
> >     in the SAUCE specifications may have serious consequences on
> >     the proper functioning of other programs using those files,
> >     In the worst case, they'll simply refuse the file, stating it
> >     is invalid.
> So I will assume the suggestion was a joke :-)
>   Federico
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