Panther problems

Alex Rice alex at mindlube.com
Sun Oct 26 01:52:43 EST 2003


On Oct 25, 2003, at 7:28 PM, Pierre Sahores wrote:

> Allo There,
>
> I'm not sure this is a bug ! This kind of thing happen under Linux too.
> I don't have Panther installed for yet but it seems it could be an new
> unix compliance feature of Panther, where the files have to be
> associated with apps trough "mime" types links.

No, I think it is a bug. Mac OS X doesn't use MIME types for 
associating files. It uses filename extensions, and it uses resource 
information like MacOS creator codes.

I'm not aware of any other apps on Mac OS X that are like Rev: usually 
fails to bind to it's document type (.rev files). It seems the problems 
already existed & maybe just worse under Panther.

Alex Rice <alex at mindlube.com> | Mindlube Software | 
<http://mindlube.com>

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