Re: [nbos] AS2.0 Save as questions

Fri Mar 11th, 2011


The AS 2.0 format doesnt reclaim deleted records or info no longer
referenced, including certain generated images. So doing a 'save-as' will
clear out any information no longer used as those items in the old file are
skipped.


On Fri, 11 Mar 2011 07:16:03 -0800, Dan Williamson <enki_29205-at-yahoo.com>
wrote:
> No, I just loaded AS, loaded my sector, imported the routes and extra
> systems, did save as and shut down AS.
>
> Repeat 26 more times.
>
> Dan
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Mar 10, 2011, at 10:47 PM, Carl <doggedboy-at-hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>> That is weird.
>>
>> Did you update AS between saves or something?
>>
>> Carl Hess
>> Tacoma, WA
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com
>> [mailto:nbossoftware-bounces-at-nbos.com]
>> On Behalf Of Daniel Williamson
>> Sent: Thursday, March 10, 2011 9:54 PM
>> To: nbossoftware-at-nbos.com
>> Subject: [nbos] AS2.0 Save as questions
>>
>> So I just imported new routes and some new systems into my 27 sector
>> universe
>> and did save as on each file. I noticed two things:
>> 1) the file size went down by about 1/3, in one extreme case from 3.1MB
>> to
>> 950KB, only one sector actually increased in size.
>>
>> 2) what is meant by total bodies? Most sectors had only 1 total body,
>> some
>> had
>> as many as 3.
>>
>> Weird.
>>
>> Dan Williamson
>> Mountain View, CA
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