Can't read text from file on OS 9

Robert Brenstein rjb at
Fri Sep 24 07:47:07 EDT 2004

>I don't have an OS 9 machine to check right now, but maybe someone 
>else can. If I remember right, OS 9 will return a path something 
>like this:
>   Hard Disk/AppFolder/Folder/file.rev
>The Classic engine returns this path:
>   /Hard Disk/Folder/Folder/file.rev
>The OS X engine returns this path:
>   /Folder/Folder/file.rev
>If I'm right about the OS 9 path, then checking for a leading "/" 
>would seem to do it. But someone with native OS 9 should check to 
>make sure. My husband is playing solitaire on our machine and family 
>harmony forbids interference. ;)
>Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
>HyperActive Software           |

Just checked that OS9 returns the leading slash just as Classic does.


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