[Csci551-talk] format of file:trailing white spaces?
asyed at usc.edu
Mon Mar 14 06:22:08 PST 2005
Yes, you can assume that.
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Subject: Re: RE: [Csci551-talk] format of file:trailing white spaces?
I have assumed in my file that the correct input lines will NOT START
with blank space. Though they might have multiple spaces between the
variables. Am i correct in assuming that? eg.
1 5 6 is correct
1 5 6 is not
----- Original Message -----
From: "Affan, Syed" <asyed at usc.edu>
Date: Sunday, March 13, 2005 9:55 pm
Subject: RE: [Csci551-talk] format of file
> Rashmi, you are correct. We will not be altering the order of the
> inputbut their might be trailing whitespace that you need to
> Best Regards,
> Affan, Syed.
> -----Original Message-----
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> [csci551-talk-bounces at mailman.isi.edu] On Behalf Of rashmi
> Sent: Sunday, March 13, 2005 8:26 PM
> To: lubaina kitabi
> Cc: csci551 spring
> Subject: Re: [Csci551-talk] format of file
> What the spec means is that the format is fixed, I mean number of
> clients will always come before timeout. What can vary is the
> comments,the blank spaces, newlines. Also, the columns will not get
> interchanged, neither will additional columns be added. When they say
> "you should assume that the data fields that we provide will vary", I
> think they mean the number of entries. Correct me if I am wrong.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: lubaina kitabi <kitabi at usc.edu>
> Date: Sunday, March 13, 2005 8:16 pm
> Subject: [Csci551-talk] format of file
> > Hi,
> > I just wanted to know that when you say the file format is
> > variable, you mean the number of whitespaces and new lines only
> > also could you change the order . By that I mean would you put
> > "number of clients" data before "request timeout in seconds "
> > so on so forth. Finally, the project spec also mentions "you
> > should assume that the data fields that we provide will
> > this mean the ordering of the columns can also change in a
> > particular table or that you would add more columns or
> > else that I cannot figure out?
> > Thank you,
> > Lubaina Kitabi.
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