Re: Satelem file name format change

Allen Thomson (
Wed, 30 Jun 1999 13:21:36 -0500

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From: Allen Thomson <>
Subject: Satelem file name format change

> I'm thinking of changing the names of the elset files I send to  the
> directory of from the current elYYMMDD format to
> YYYYMMDD.  E.g., 19990630 instead of el990630.  The reason, I trust, is
> obvious, not to say trendy.

Oops, real-time follow-up:  My counterpart at JPL just suggested an
elYYYYMMDD format (ten characters, plus .Z for a total of twelve in the
compressed version kilroy carries).

Is anyone out there unable to cope with this?