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On SAIL, the Service file SERVIC[P,DOC] contains information about various
services, such as banks, car repair, doctors and dentists, etc., in the
If you are logged in to SAIL, the SAIL monitor command READ SERVICE will
let you read this file using the E editor.
If you are NOT logged in to SAIL, you can read this file in one of the
1. FTP to SAIL and select ASCII mode. You can retrieve the whole file
with an FTP command such as GET SERVIC[P,DOC] or RETR SERVIC[P,DOC]. (The
syntax may depend on your local FTP program. You do not have to log in to
SAIL's FTP server, but you may log in as "anonymous" with any password if
your FTP program insists that you log in.) The file is at least 600K
characters long, so you may want instead to first get the directory with
GET SERVIC[P,DOC](1). The second column of numbers on the directory shows
the page number for each topic. Using the directory, you can select a
page or a range of pages to FTP, for example GET SERVIC[P,DOC](17:19).
2. Telnet to SAIL. Without logging in, give the command
TYPE SERVIC[P,DOC](1) to see the file's directory. The second column of
numbers on the directory shows the page number for each topic. To read,
say, page 17, give the command TYPE SERVIC[P,DOC](17). You can specify a
range of pages with a command such as TYPE SERVIC[P,DOC](33:35).