[OS X TeX] Re: [OS X TeX]

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Tue Sep 14 09:03:58 EDT 2004

Le 14 sept. 04, à 14:50, Curtis Clifton a écrit :

> On Sep 14, 2004, at 7:31 AM, Bruno Voisin wrote:
>> Le 14 sept. 04, à 14:27, Curtis Clifton a écrit :
>>> On Sep 14, 2004, at 2:24 AM, Jérôme Laurens wrote:
>>>> The problem is now that most xfer tools only accept flat files and 
>>>> do not like directories at all.
>>>> I have not yet the answer to that, only some ideas like a 
>>>> contextual menu item in the finder that lets you "flaten" a TeX 
>>>> wrapper directory.
>>> Isn't the default Finder contextual menu item "Create Archive" just 
>>> what is needed here?
>> Doesn't it create a ZIP archive instead?
> Yes, but isn't that what is needed to transfer the directory and have 
> it reassembled on the other end?
> Jérôme indicated that the wrappers would only hide their content if 
> that was the option chosen by the user.  For sharing with users on 
> non-Mac platforms, it seems that the directories would have to be 
> open.

Sorry, I thought what was meant by "flatten" was displaying the bundle 
as a directory. (Similar to what is done, for example, by removing the 
extension of a Mail.app .mbox bundle, to reveal its mbox and Info.plist 

Obviously, I had read too quickly. Sorry.

Bruno Voisin

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