AW: The Art of Dissolving Splash Screens
scott at cdroo.com
Fri Jun 29 08:24:08 CDT 2007
From: "Stephen Barncard" <stephenREVOLUTION at barncard.com>
> Except in Windoze the user SEES the folder right there... right? On the
> mac, you at least have to know how to open up a package and most users
> don't or don't care.
Yep. That's why there are applications on the Mac for extracting picture
resources from the packages. <g> Of course on Windows you need a tool to
do that because there is no OS supplied method of hacking executables
(beyond WordPad <g>).
> That's a big difference to me and I would think to the users, and not the
> same thing. And when you double click a Win folder, you see the contents,
> not start the app. Wouldn't an uninformed user have the dpossibility to
> move the startup exe separately from the folder?
Yep. It works exactly as you state and it's a pointless exercise really -
but even programmers forget sometimes that what we work with and assume are
not really what we're working with - really, kinda, sorta, some-what - ya
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