On 10/2/05 5:31 PM, John Stiles didst favor us with:
>>> I hate it when
>>> ResEdit prohibits me setting "bundle" bit on folders, presumably
>>> because it didn't make sense back in time when ResEdit was designed.
>>> [It doesn't allow me to set dates on folders which made perfect
>>> sense even at the time.]
>> ResEdit is not a relevant example. I'm not designing an application with an
>> eye toward ensuring it's still useful 10-15 years after I stop developing
>> it. If they've officially deprecated the name lock bit, I'll take out the
>> option to read and set it. If they change their minds later I'll put that
>> stuff back. Then I can list it as a new feature in the next release. ;-)
> This assumes your users never want to make a disk that's intended to
> work with OS 9.
> Sadly, I'm in a position where I still am occasionally required to
> master CDs that still look and feel decent in OS 8.1. (Diablo II's
> min-spec OS is 8.1. The game still sells, so we recently did a remaster
> so that the installer on the CD supports OS X natively.) I imagine that
> I can't be the only one with this dilemma.
Hmm. Okay, maybe I'll leave it in. ;-) To be honest, I'm hoping the word
will come back that it's just been ignored instead of deprecated and then it
won't even be something to decide.
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