copy file on Mac

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Mon May 8 21:55:09 EDT 2006

Mark Schonewille wrote:
> Check the file and creator type of the original file and make sure to  
> the filetype before using the put url command.

While that will certainly take care of this specific problem, it isn't 
the real solution.   For example, what if the user downloads an XLS from 
the web or FTP?

Applications identify their file extensions in their info.plist files. 
Sounds like the Finder's just being flaky.

  Richard Gaskin
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