Help with AppleEvents

Jan Schenkel janschenkel at yahoo.com
Sun Nov 16 13:15:56 EST 2003


--- SimPLsol at aol.com wrote:
> I have not had time to do any testing.
> Assuming that Jan's workaround works, does this
> limit everything to Apple OS computers?
> PL
> 

Hi Paul,

As Rob already mentioned, AppleEvents are by
definition limited to MacOS -- otherwise there would
have been no need for the Revolution_IPC project.
It would sure be nice if Apple were to open up the
specification for the 'eppc' protocol, allowing us to
connect to the socket directly from Windows and Unix
applications and send events.
But as AppleScript probably is considered one of the
crown jewels of MacOS (and is IMHO far too often
ignored), it's ubnlikely they'll open it up the way
they did RendezVous.

Best regards,

Jan Schenkel.

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"As we grow older, we grow both wiser and more foolish at the same time."  (La Rochefoucauld)

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