[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Custom Folders

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From: Paul Bruneau <paul_bruneau@...>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 1999 17:03:49 -0400
Phil Yates wrote:
> 
> > Have you named it correctly? It is 5 characters long, starting with "Icon"
> > followed by CHR$(13). Best created with FileName$="Icon"+CHR$(13)
> 
> Once upon a time there was a programmer in Apple. He decided to make it
> difficult to implement Custom Folders by adding a CHR$(13) to the end of the
> file name, so that anyone trying to duplicate the file wouldn't see it. The file
> would look the same, but there's no way to see the other ascii character.
> 
> He eventually left Apple, and after passing time by ripping the wings off
> butterflies and studying Mein Kampf, ended up working for Microsoft. He is
> particularly proud of Windows 98.

I love your story, Phil! Can you tell us the one about the round mouse now??!