Re: Is this addition to line0 OK?

Bjoern Gimle (
Fri, 18 Jun 1999 07:23:25 +0200

-----Original Message-----
From: Phil Rogers <>
>Somebody suggested adding an elset line 4. Please, I hope that you were
>half joking. Elsets originally started out as 5 card elsets, but this

I mentioned 4 lines, but did not suggest 4 line elsets!

Rick said he needed RCS for sorting, and I suggested temporarily
adding the fourth line for sort data, then removing this during
sort final output.

For semi-permanent object data I prefer a reference data file that
is maintained independently of elsets, and used by programs for
selecting objects, computing magnitudes,....

This should also include one or more "flag characters" a la Quicksat,
so users can affix their own classifications/priorities to objects,
rather than repeating this info on every elset file.

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