[OS X TeX] Web hosting etc

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Tue Oct 9 17:15:24 EDT 2007

On Oct 9, 2007, at 1:35 AM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 8 oct. 07 à 23:21, Alain Schremmer a écrit :
>> If I understand correctly, the resource fork is not for MacS in  
>> general but just for MY Mac in particular?
> No, it's for all Macs, but for Macs only. All Macs will use this  
> info (such as window size and position and, in applications, font  
> choice, font size, last used printer, last options for this  
> printer, and so forth). But only Macs will be able to use it.

I wasn't clear: what I meant was that this information is for ME  
inasmuch as who else would care about what my window size and  
position, etc were.

> On Macs resource forks will be invisible. But on other OSes they  
> will appear as ._something files, where there might confuse readers  
> of the magnum opus.
> Similarly .DS_Store files are used only by the Mac OS X Finder and  
> are invisible to its user. But on other OSes they will appear as  
> additional .DS_Store files.

But, as usual, you drove the point home and I will study Dyballa's  

> For more info see the pointers provided by Enrico Franconi a few  
> months ago:
> <http://tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/2007-May/030984.html>

I think that this is what I was thinking of when I mentioned that I  
thought I had seen a discussion thereof but couldn't find it.

Anyway, all of this is a big help even though it will mean more  
work. :-)

Grateful regards
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