Contents of the BKILL4TH.DOC file
BKILL4TH by Stephen F. Palincsar July 30, 1988
PURPOSE: To edit ASCII text files by stripping trailing blanks from
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
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.