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From: Ben Laurie <>
Subject: Re: Updating data files
Date: Sun, 29 Nov 1998 14:35:56 +0000
Andrew Benn wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> I've just finished correcting my records document off line. When I went to
> the FreeBMD site to upload it I was given the option of editing the old file
> (not what I had in mind) or deleting the old file and up loading a new
> version (this sounded better to me).
> Then the thought occurred to me, will the new file be treated as a second
> entry of the information? - which it isn't.
No, it won't. It will replace the existing information.
> Am I seeing non-existent problems?
I can see why you are worried - I'm going to have to write an
explanation of this somewhere. In essence, the data is produced afresh
each time we process the data, so if you delete things, they'll be gone.
If you replace them, they'll be replaced.
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