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foreign format

A file format that is different than the native format used by an application. Contrast with native format. See import, export and file format.
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Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdallah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, received in his office here yesterday Mahmoud Jibril, in-charge of the foreign file at the Executive Office of the Libyan National Council.
Meanwhile, the music industry also filed lawsuits in Canada, Denmark, Germany and Italy to combat foreign file sharing.
2 include foreign file support, scanners supporting the ISIS interface, Oracle 7 server support, user and group security, image storage typing and other features.
The problems for the copyright enforcers go much deeper than that, though, as more reputable media outlets have called upon the MPAA and RIAA to worry less about shutting down foreign file hosts like Demonoid and spend more time worrying about Hollywood's finances.
Alone among other end-user relational databases in its support of all Windows users, FileMaker Pro provides the power to join database files and hundreds of other valuable capabilities, including the ability to automatically convert foreign files (DBF, WKS and others) directly into FileMaker Pro files, greater scripting capabilities, OLE 2.
It detailed how the Association of Chief Police Officers took over processing the foreign files in May last year and quickly realised the scale of the problem it had inherited.

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