[OS X TeX] Web hosting etc
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:
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
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