Problems reading from files in the Classic environment
tsj at unimelb.edu.au
Thu Oct 23 21:58:29 EDT 2003
> > The app works fine when running under OS X and OS 9 but fails when
>> running in the Classic environment. When I say fails, it starts up OK,
>> it's just that it doesn't actually read any data from the
>> requested files. Thinking that it was a path issue, I queried the
>> existence of the files at the requested paths (if there is a file
>> <filePath>), presuming that the problem was path related. The answer
>> was true but the data was none! Same response even if I resorted to
>> using the answer file dialog.
>> Am I missing something basic here or is this a real problem?
>I think this is an actual problem. I was looking at a project today that
>exhibited the same problem. Works fine in OS X.2.8 and fine in OS 9 but
>in Classic it fails to read the file. This was using the get url method
>rather than open file.
Same here, both get url and open/read methods fail (my app actually
uses the former, I only really tried the open/read method in an
attempt to isolate the problem).
Dr Terry Judd
Lecturer in Educational Technology (Design)
Biomedical Multimedia Unit
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
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