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From: Joe Smith <jsmithxx@...>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2005 17:48:46 -0400
Using GET/PUT Preferences does not leave access to the resource fork of the
preferences file...how do you do it ??


Joe 

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> Joe,
> 
> I think you can.  However, I started using a separate file for
> resources, even before OS X and have been happier for it.  I write
> resources in X now, but not that particular resource.   I just do it
> in the resource fork of my pref file.   This way if something goes
> wonky, and that does seem to happen, all the user has to do is toss
> the prefs file and the App. is still good.  Whacking the app was not
> good.
> 
> I lock the resources in my App, and that way the creation and mod
> date remain fixed.   At the same time, if the resources in prefs are
> gone or not there yet, the OS pulls the resource from the App.   When
> it is written it goes to the prefs file.   This gives an clean set of
> resources that can be modified elsewhere, but remain good in case
> they are needed again.
> 
> Hope this helps.
> 
> On Jul 19, 2005, at 1:21 PM, Joe Smith wrote:
> 
>> Under OSX are we allowed to add STR# resource to the applications'
>> resource
>> fork or must this now be written to a separate file ??
> 
> ----
> Best Wishes,
> 
> George
> http://www.pggp.com
> 
> 
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