[BUG] write to file

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Mon Jan 25 10:44:10 EST 2016

Kay C Lan wrote:

 > The Dictionary says that if I open a file for 'update', then 'read
 > from file' to a specific position that when I 'write to file' it
 > will occur at the position I've read to but that's not what I'm
 > seeing in 6.6.5GM, 7.1.1 rc4 and 8.0 dp13 - OS X 10.9.5. In the
 > msg box:
 > set the defaultFolder to specialFolderPath("documents")
 > put "trash this file.txt" into tFileName
 > put "This is a test." into URL ("file:" & 
specialFolderPath("documents") &
 > "/" & tFileName)
 > open file tFileName for update
 > read from file tFileName for 2 words
 > put it into tResult
 > write "open/read/write/close" to file tFileName
 > close file tFileName
 > put URL  ("file:" & specialFolderPath("documents") & "/" & tFileName) 
into msg
 > put cr & tResult after msg
 > I was expecting:
 > This is open/read/write/close
 > What I'm getting:
 > This is a test.open/read/write/close

Using v7.1.1 Stable on Ubuntu 14.04 I get:

    This is open/read/write/close
    This is

Looks like a Mac-specific bug.  After you file the report please note 
the bug number here so we can follow its progress.  Thanks.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
  Ambassador at FourthWorld.com                http://www.FourthWorld.com

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