Re: Netscape 4.0 press release at their server

Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
> The difference is that Apple *registers* creator type (parent
> and file type codes. This prevents Word/FrameMaker and similar
> Of course, another difference is that the 4-byte codes are *binary*,
> resulting in 4 billion possible codes. I've even reserved a few for
my own
> MacOS programs! ;-)

With what central authority must you register these codes and how does
this facilitate interoperability with other systems?

David P

Received on Friday, 18 October 1996 14:55:35 UTC