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Re: How to open a db file -- was: Need to know



seemed pretty reasonable to me
seemed to be good advice
seemed to be good follow up questions for clarification

Perhaps this is not a place for people with thin skins and are quick to
assume insults...

Some of us come from a time when this was the rule for mail lists...

http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html

where one of the earliest points made was to use meaninful, subject
headers

Do you really want to continue this digression?

Craig

On Wed, 2007-11-21 at 19:44 -0600, Scott Berry wrote:
> Frank,
> 
> I don't appreciate the way you treated my Dad.  This was uncalled for.  He 
> is 75 years old and learning computers.  Come on can't you be a little more 
> friendlier?
> 
> Scott
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Frank Cox" <theatre sasktel net>
> To: "For users of Fedora" <fedora-list redhat com>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 21, 2007 3:23 PM
> Subject: Re: How to open a db file -- was: Need to know
> 
> 
> > On Wed, 21 Nov 2007 15:15:37 -0600
> > Art Giles <ag northlc com> wrote:
> >
> > Please try to come up with more descriptive subject lines than "need to 
> > know".
> > Subject lines are intended to serve a useful purpose and are not just 
> > "dead
> > space" that you should fill in with anything at all that's not related to 
> > your
> > actual subject or question.
> >
> > Having said that:
> >
> >> Hi how do you open a db file
> >
> > That depends entirely on what created your "db file".  A moment of Google
> > search tells me that it could be a file created by Filemaker Pro or 
> > Microsoft
> > Access.  If it's "thumbs.db" then that's a file of thumbnail graphics used 
> > by
> > Windows Explorer.
> >
> > It could also be an Ansys database, an Arcview Object Database file,
> > or something created by Synopsys Design Compiler, dbVista, Paradox, 
> > Smartware,
> > XTreeGold.
> >
> > There are about 17 other programs that apparently create a "db file", plus
> > ghawd-knows how many others that aren't on the list that I'm looking at.
> >
> > So.... What created it?
> >
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