Snow Leopard

Jan Schenkel janschenkel at yahoo.com
Sun Aug 30 06:12:56 EDT 2009


What the RunRev team could do, is offer a 64-bit version of the plug-in, while leaving the revWebPlayer application itself in 32-bit - that's the advantage of using a separate helper application inside which to run the actual stacks.

Jan Schenkel
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--- On Sun, 8/30/09, Bernard Devlin <bdrunrev at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Bernard Devlin <bdrunrev at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Snow Leopard
> To: "How to use Revolution" <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> Date: Sunday, August 30, 2009, 2:40 AM
> Am I right in understanding that end
> users need to make a decision as
> to whether or not Safari/Firefox runs as 32 bit or 64 bit?
> 
> In my experience most users don't understand what things
> like this
> mean. Or even what it means for an app to be PPC, Intel or
> Universal
> Binary (last week I had to spend 10 minutes explaining that
> difference
> to a long-time Mac user).
> 
> If the need for setting browsers to run as 32 bit is true
> then anyone
> relying on distributing Rev apps is in for a lot of support
> calls --
> especially if browsers on Snow Leopard are running as 32
> bit by
> default.
> 
> The only appropriate solution to this would be for RunRev
> to build 64
> bit versions of at least revlets, and to be able to do some
> browser
> detection and offer the user the appropriate revlet.
> 
> Bernard
> 
> On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 12:28 AM, Sarah
> Reichelt<sarah.reichelt at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> Was Safari set to 32 bit or 64 bit? Same for
> Firefox?
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