[Esa-l]You may want to poison "Simpsons Episodes"

Brett Glass brett at lariat.org
Thu Jun 14 02:32:53 PDT 2001

At 10:12 PM 6/13/2001, John D. Hardin wrote:

>At this point, not much. How does the Mac figure out that the
>attachment is an Applescript program?

The Mac has its own file typing mechanism that does not rely on
the file name. It uses a 4-character code embedded in the file
itself -- in the resource fork, I believe. I don't know if there's 
a MIME type to latch onto, though I'll bet there probably is.


More information about the esd-l mailing list