Re: NIDS data (fwd)

Seems like the NWS needs to fix this. Has anyone emailed them?

Mike


                                                                                
                                             
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Thanks to Dan V for this info.  The ucnids.c program I'm using
to uncompress the data suffers from this same problem.

Pete


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>
> For those of you who don't know.  NWS subtly changed the NIDS zlib
> compression today.  WXP used a 789C sequence to determine whether the
> data are compressed or not.  As of this morning, this changed to 78DA.
> So WXP now doesn't realize the NIDS data is compressed and thus is not
> decoding the data properly.  I'm working on a fix which should be out
> shortly.
>
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> ________________________________________________________
> Daniel Vietor



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