Subject: binhex4 vs binhex5 vs macbinary
To: None <>
From: Keenan Brock <kfb2@Lehigh.EDU>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 04/25/1994 16:07:43
to convert file.cpt.bin 0 -> file.cpt
use binhex5 or macbinary - they are the same protocol.
found in programs like stuffit-Delux/Lite, macbinary and binhex5

to convert file.cpt.hqx -> file.cpt

use binhex4
found in programs like stuffit-Delux/Lite/expander...

macbinary/binhex5 are binary files.  they combine the data and resource
forks into one fork - ie like dos/unix systems.

binhex creates text files.  converts the forks into text ie like

does anyone here know any difference between binhex5 and macbinary... Am i
right in assuming you can use the 2 terms interchangeably?