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Regarding db.db file

khad M
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Joined: Nov 26, 2001
Posts: 48
Hi Ranchers
Want small favour.
In a db.db file i found the following characters...
����
what exactly it reflects.
thanks in advance.

Khad M
SCJP2.0


[ March 30, 2002: Message edited by: khad M ]
Mark Spritzler
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It means that American airlines is selling for 3/4 on the dollar on the Dow Jones Stock Market.
It could be some encryption. It looks like it is to demark the end of the column names and the start of the data. I wouldn't worry about it.
Mark


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Sai Prasad
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Joined: Feb 25, 2002
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As mentioned by Mark, it is the seperator between meta data and real data. This value is equal to
"private static final int MAGIC = 0xC0C0BABE;"
defined in the Data class.
khad M
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Joined: Nov 26, 2001
Posts: 48
Hi Mark and Prasad
thank u for ur valuable feed back.
Regards
Khad M
SCJP2.0
 
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