927Re: [Fwd: Mac OS 9 as a drop target]
- Apr 23, 2003In message <email@example.com>, Ben Fowler
>At 10:58 am -0400 2003-04-23, Benji Fisher wrote:Thanks for the pointers. I am a complete newbie to the Mac and OS 9
looks like a really primitive architecture to me. I really miss a
command line. We have dual boot on this machine so perhaps I should be
using OS 10 with a compatibility box.
>> Can anyone answer this question about the Classic version?--
>> --Benji Fisher
>>[ ... ]
>>I was surprised to find that the ppc Vim 6.1 doesn't seem to act as a
>>drop target under Mac OS 9. Is there some magic I've missed in setting
>I am not up to speed on Classic Vim. It is something that I have been meaning
>to do as a New Year resolution this year, but haven't quite got round to.
>As with so many things, I am more likely to finish my migration to
>Mac OS X.
>I have a Vim version 5.7 compiled by me in October 2000, and it acts as
>a 'drop target' for files with the VIM! creator such as 'vim.vim' that
>comes witht he distribution, but not text files in general.
>I would assume until you learn better that this is not going
>be a simple matter to get to work.
>(You may get better, and certainly more recent advice from someone on
>the Mac mailing list <URL: http://vim.sourceforge.net/maillist.php >
>who deals with the Classic Mac on a more regular basis).
>If this is a problem with the desktop database, a simple restart should
>Otherwise, you may need to open your binary's resource fork with
>an editor such as Resourcer, <URL: http://vim.sourceforge.net/maillist.php >
>and check the resources of of type BNDL, FREF, open, pref et cetera.
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