[futurebasic] re: MoreFilesX /the FSRef Entity OR "is FSSpec dying?"

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From: "H. Gluender" <h@...>
Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2004 16:47:34 +0200
With respect to:

FSRef Entity OR "is FSSpec dying?"

I should like to add that this spring I've written an app in FB that 
required various file/folder/finder-related operations that in turn 
have been accomplished by exclusive use of FSRef TB-routines, 
including unicode file name manipulations.

The latter needs some acquaintance with CFStrings (header converted 
to FB on the FB4 CD in the donations-folder) and other niceties...

For an excellent introduction I should like to again recommend 
Apple's TechNote TN2078 "Migrating to FSRefs & long Unicode names 
from FSSpecs" written by Laurence Harris of SkyTag Software.

In any case, you need to know some C...

Happy coding