Mac OS 9 or X?

yves COPPE yvescoppe at
Mon Jul 8 03:19:00 EDT 2002

>Jeanne A. E. DeVoto,
>Thanks for a good and precise answer. A supplementary question: We are using
>  ----if platform() is "MacOS" then ... etc. ----
>to check before using som exts that require Mac OS 9. But how can we
>determine if the system is Mac OS 9 or Mac OS X?
>Best regards
>Carsten Levin
>Ps. You should considder implementing a dialoque warning people when using
>the wrong Mac Rev-version of 1.1.1 on the wrong Mac OS.

check the systemVersion function

if it is "10" then
--you run on Mac OS X
--you run on another Mac OS (8.x or 9.x)
end if

Hope this helps


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