OS X & answer file

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Tue Mar 18 10:52:01 EST 2003

> > Yes, I've noticed that periodically. It isn't consistent in my 
> > experience, but it's damn annoying.
> There were are a lot of debates about this on cocoa-dev and 
> macosx-dev 
> and such mailing lists. I think Apple's concept of how to deal with 
> file-to-application bindings was evolving right up till the 
> release of 
> Jaguar, so now you have this kind of schizoid situation where some 
> developers do extensions only, some do creator codes only, 
> and some do 
> both.

And if it was only Rev, I wouldn't have that much of a problem, but it's
happened to me in Excel on Office X; I go to open a tab-delimited text
file and the open dialog shows it grayed out like it can't be selected,
but it *is* selectable, and when I do so I can open the file.

Go figure...

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/ 

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