[futurebasic] Re: [FB] [X-FB] QT4 Anomaly

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From: Joe Lewis Wilkins <PepeToo@...>
Date: Wed, 04 Aug 1999 08:45:59 -0700
Sometimes the easiest way to get to Apple is through the Discussion Forums.
I'm pretty sure there is one for QT. If not you can always post on the MacOS
Discussion Forum.

Joe Wilkins

Peter Bancroft wrote:

> I have found a funny with QT4.
>
> If you have _any_ TEXT file and append the suffix .au to it, then QT4 steps
> in and converts it to a QT4 document.
>
> For instance, open Simple Text, write anything and save as "untitled".
>
> Go to the desktop, select the "untitled" name and append a .au to it. QT4
> converts it into a QT4 file. Cute huh!
>
> I stumbled across this when I created a new Eudora mail box called
> webserver.com.au . I am in Australia where domain names end in .au.
>
> The next time I restarted Eudora the webserver.com.au mailbox was gone.
> Looking into the Eudora folder I found that my text files had been
> converted in QT4. Res Edit to the rescue. Changing the Type and Creator
> back allowed me to retrieve my emails in that mailbox. 8)
>
> How do I send bug reports to Apple?
>
> Peter           mailto:peter@...          http://www.isoma.com
>
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