oceMagic tries to infer the file type, based on the data
within the file, the file name, or a combination of the two.
oceMagic(file, debug = getOption("oceDebug"))
a connection or a character string giving the name of the file to be checked.
an integer, set non-zero to turn on debugging. Higher values indicate more debugging.
A character string indicating the file type, or
the type cannot be determined. If the result contains
these separate a list describing the file type, with the first element being
the general type, the second element being the manufacturer, and the third
element being the manufacturer's name for the instrument. For example,
"adp/nortek/aquadopp" indicates a acoustic-doppler profiler made by
NorTek, of the model type called Aquadopp.
oceMagic was previously called
oce.magic, but that
alias was removed in version 0.9.24; see oce-defunct.
This is used mainly by