TOSEC Naming Convention

Tosec Naming Convention (2008-07-20)

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Tosec Naming Convention (2008-07-20)

TNC - the format explained



TOSEC, or The Old School Emulation Center, is a group of people dedicated to the preservation of games and other programs for home computer and console systems. The main goal of the group is catalog and correctly rename all possible kinds of software images for those systems, to archive this TNC was created.
The TNC or TOSEC Naming Convention is the set of rules used by TOSEC renamers trying to provide a clear, concise and consistent naming scheme for cataloging any image of any system. This document serves to cover and describe the entire naming convention and how it should be used.


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First version of this document, based on the last TNC with some updates to the naming format, mainly changes in language, media, media label, dump flags and some others.

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