[OT] PAD files, MacPAD, and you

Andre Garzia soapdog at mac.com
Wed Sep 22 16:30:36 EDT 2004

Ops, my mistake...

richard, there's an PAD editor compatible with the "windows" PAD files 
for the Macintosh, it's built in filemaker and its available on the net 
from http://www.chickengirl.com/padmaker.php   it's called PADMaker and 
it works.  MacPAD is just a plist with couple tricks, and the objc libs 
for autoUpdate.

I would endorse normal PAD files.


On Sep 22, 2004, at 5:22 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:

> The question is what issues do the MacPAD folks have with PAD.  My 
> only question is about the unnecessary duplication of effort and 
> potential marginalization of the Mac by encouraging use of a new 
> format over the long standing and widely-used PAD format.
> Ricard Batista, creator of the MacPAD format, is a very smart fella, 
> so I'm sure he can articulate what he feels are weaknesses in the 
> existing PAD standard.  I've encouraged him to participate in the 
> discussion at the PAD newsgroup, and look forward to seeing his posts 
> there.
Andre Alves Garzia ð 2004
Soap Dog Studios - BRAZIL

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