Mac Classic Apps Run Under OS X but Not On Native Classic

Troy Rollins troy at
Wed Sep 8 18:01:48 EDT 2004

On Sep 8, 2004, at 3:55 AM, Jan Schenkel wrote:

> Allow me to agree wiht you in priciple but propose
> sightly diferent contents :
> - MacOS : the good old pre-OS X thing
> - MacOS Classic : the compatibility environment
> - MacOS X : the operating system of the future
> - ...
> This way, if you want to check for something that can
> happen on a Mac, regardless of the OS version (such as
> the use of an AppleScript), all you have to do is :
>   if the platform contains "MacOS" then ...

Yep. that's the way to do it. Of course, it will break some existing 
scripts which use ("is MacOS").
RPSystems, Ltd.

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