When is 10 really 13?

Devin Asay devin_asay at byu.edu
Thu Dec 5 12:09:27 EST 2013


On Dec 5, 2013, at 9:55 AM, Mike Kerner wrote:

> I've noticed that a lot of y'all are using url prefixes when dealing with
> files.  I must be stuck in the 80's, because I always just use open
> file...of type...
> 
> So did I miss something somewhere along the way?

Mike,

There are two different models for interacting with the local file system, the file model and the url model. I summarized the two models for my students here:

http://livecode.byu.edu/extfiles/ExternalFiles.php

HTH

Devin


Devin Asay
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