How to set a empty registry setting on windows?

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Mon Aug 9 12:21:50 EDT 2010


Point taken. 

on readerObjection
  replace "bug" with "annoying specification by Microsoft" in theBodyText
  answer "Sorry about that" with "No Problemo!"
end readerObjection

Bob


On Aug 9, 2010, at 9:13 AM, Andre Garzia wrote:

> Bob,
> 
> Let us be truthful here, what I am experiencing is not a microsoft bug
> per se. It is an annoying specification by microsoft. We all agree
> that empty keys are not the way to go but they are valid. The problem
> was setting the key to empty which I had a suggestion from RunRev
> support. When I arrive home I will try and post if it worked in here.
> 
> :D
> 
> On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 1:05 PM, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:
>> I have been saying for years that I don't think Microsoft uses their own product in development. I am convinced they use a Unix mainframe and workstations. If they did use their own product, all the thousands of little bugs that irritate the heck out of you and I every day would be fixed forthright.
>> 
>> Bob
>> 
>> 
>> On Aug 7, 2010, at 5:40 PM, Andre Garzia wrote:
>> 
>>> Richard,
>>> 
>>> Thanks for the reply. What I am trying to do is set a custom URL protocol as
>>> described here:
>>> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa767914%28VS.85%29.aspx
>>> 
>>> This needs a subkey "URL Protocol" set to windows empty string. Now, won't
>>> quote & quote be interpreted as not empty by windows subsystems?
>>> 
>>> ARGH!!!! Why using empty keys, why not hardwiring for something more
>>> sensible such as URL Protocol = "True".
>>> 
>>> Damn windows "design" ideas.
>> 
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