Category : Word Processors
Archive   : BKILL4TH.ZIP
Filename : BKILL4TH.DOC

Output of file : BKILL4TH.DOC contained in archive : BKILL4TH.ZIP
BKILL4TH by Stephen F. Palincsar July 30, 1988

PURPOSE: To edit ASCII text files by stripping trailing blanks from
each line.

SYNTAX: BKILL4TH [filename]
If filename is not supplied as a command line argument
the program will prompt the user for a filename.

NOTES: A copy of the original file is retained as filename.BAK.
If a file with the name filename.BAK already exists, it will
be destroyed.

BKILL4TH does *NOT* check to see if adequate room exists
on the diskette for both the edited file and backup file.

BKILL4TH checks for the existence of the specified file. If
the file does not exist, the program terminates with an error

BKILL4TH will handle lines up to a maimum of 255 characters in

This program is written in HS/Forth. Portions of the executable
code are Copyrighted (c) 1984, 1988 Harvard Softworks, Inc.

  3 Responses to “Category : Word Processors
Archive   : BKILL4TH.ZIP
Filename : BKILL4TH.DOC

  1. Very nice! Thank you for this wonderful archive. I wonder why I found it only now. Long live the BBS file archives!

  2. This is so awesome! 😀 I’d be cool if you could download an entire archive of this at once, though.

  3. But one thing that puzzles me is the “mtswslnkmcjklsdlsbdmMICROSOFT” string. There is an article about it here. It is definitely worth a read: