> >> I dl'd an old file of ASCII art, it has an ARC extension.
> >> I managed to uncompress it, and ended up with several
> >> files with TYT extensions.
> > *** I am not familiar with that extension, but you could
> > e-mail me the .arc file and I can try to save/convert the
> > files into .txt ones so you can view them.
> Thank you for the offer. Do you have access to binary groups?
*** No. They are blocked by my news service. (Actually, the groups are
not blocked, but their binary contents are.)
Quote:> The file is only 20K and I like to maintain an illusion in
> Usenet anonymity even with helpful people like you.
*** I understand. Perhaps you might be inclined to break that if you
realised that I am in the entertainment business and am privy to much
personal information from the persons with whom I work. I would never
divulge their information, nor would I your details.
Othewwise, try to arrange to place that file on a website where I
might be able to download it.
Quote:> > You might also return to the website from where you
> > downloaded the file to see if there are any clues.
> It's a very normal-looking but slightly strange personal site,
> obviously by someone very knowledgeable and with 20-30 years'
> experience, but full of things which are barely even of
> anecdotal interest, and with no guide to exploring or finding
> what you need in the immense archive section - and a fair bit of
> personal (whose is another matter... ;-] ) info left in /some/
> of the (obviously saved after being used) program files in the
*** Why not give me the direct URL to the file.? There must be one if
you downloaded it.