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archive attribute

A file classification that indicates whether the file has been updated since the last backup. A bit is set in the file directory to indicate the archive status. When a file is created or saved, the bit is turned on. When it is backed up, the bit is turned off. See file attribute.
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The CODEBASE attribute must be ignored or the applet must be disabled to start in case these conflicting CODEBASE and ARCHIVE attributes are designated.