What is RIP? What Opens a RIP? File Format List from WhatIs.com

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RIP File Format

Error file for Lotus Notes

RIP files store errors generated by IBM’s internal communication and collaboration client Lotus Notes, which communicates with Lotus Domino running on a server. Because Lotus Notes typically crashes when a RIP file is created, the format name is jokingly said to stand for “Rest in Peace.”


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This was last updated in October 2010
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