Determine file type (binary or text)

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Wed Aug 13 21:33:55 CEST 2003


In article <3F3A8275.8B6EE8C4 at engcorp.com>, Peter Hansen wrote:

> "Contains only printable characters" is probably a more useful definition
> of text in many cases.

The definition of "printable" is dependent on the character
set, that will have to be specified.

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