Panther problems

Thomas J McGrath III 3mcgrath at adelphia.net
Sun Oct 26 08:48:39 EST 2003


item 1. below - I meant a standalone that I had changed the creator 
type for.

On Sunday, October 26, 2003, at 08:34 AM, Thomas J McGrath III wrote:

> FWIW
>
> Actually, I think it is possibly not a bug. Not completely. Like I 
> said, this did not happen to me until I did my first set of Builds AND 
> when you look in the 'Open with' contextual menu you will notice that 
> the list only contains those items that are builds. So.... this tells 
> me that when I did the build I needed to change the codes - because 
> right now they are acting like Revolution and as such are competing 
> with revolution for the 'Open with' command.
>
> 1. I remember something like this happening in Supercard in 
> OS9(Supercard projects were taking on the wrong icons when not built 
> into a standalone). (I had to change either the creator code or was it 
> the other code????)
>
> 2. The behavior of the OS however is a bit odd. When set to always 
> open with it should stay and it does not.
> ( I don't see how that can be the fault 'bug' of Rev.)
>
> Tom
>
>
> On Sunday, October 26, 2003, at 01:52 AM, Alex Rice wrote:
>
>>
>> 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>
>>
>> what a waste of thumbs that are opposable
>> to make machines that are disposable  -Ani DiFranco
>>
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