Can't read text from file on OS 9

Andre Garzia soapdog at
Fri Sep 24 09:06:04 EDT 2004


I think preferences folder is different, one is ~/Library/Preferences 
the other is inside system folder (the true os 9) so checking for 
special folder path  should return different values, where the value of 
OS 9 is fixed and can be hardcoded, so you can check.


On Sep 23, 2004, at 11:45 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> 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. ;)
Andre Alves Garzia ð 2004 ð BRAZIL

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