6882[ANN] Open WP Files 1.0.3
- May 15, 2011Utility application to go along with your SheepShaver or Basilisk install. Lets you double-click on WP files in the OSX Finder, or find a WP file with Spotlight. SheepShaver activates and WP opens the file. This better integration between SS and OSX saves time opening files.
Free in the Files > SheepShaver & Basilisk folder here.
--- In email@example.com, Smokey Ardisson <smokey.ardisson@...> wrote:
> On Mon May 9, 2011 7:19 pm ((PDT)), "John R" <johnrethorst@...> wrote:
> >Smokey, we should release an update just to fix
> >my oversight in releasing the script without
> >recompiling it, so that it will not already have
> >a path to the unix folder, and thus read
> >Sheepshaver's prefs to get one.
> >Should any other revisions be made, to support
> >Gero's new importer? If not, I can just fix the
> >script and release 1.0.3. Otherwise, I don't
> >know enough about UTI and content type to do
> >anything useful.
> No, there do not appear to be any relevant
> changes from Gero's new importer that need
> adapting in Open WP Files, so you can just
> recompile and bump the version number to 1.0.3 in
> the Info.plist.
> Longer term, we probably want to store the unix
> folder in the application's preference file and
> read it from there, rather than setting that as a
> global in the script, so that this sort of
> oversight can be avoided altogether (I found an
> email where we talked about doing that last year,
> but I've just never gotten around to hacking on
> the script to get everything working). And
> probably also handle the error where the Unix
> folder does not exist by at least trying to
> reread the SS prefs once (but not more, to
> prevent an infinite loop)
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