Subject: Re: qtopia
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/07/2006 14:13:37
In message <>, Jason Thorpe 
>I think the main user of binary plists in OS X is for app / system  
>prefs.  Most everything does use XML -- lots of Info.plist files for  
>bundles, for example.

Actually, prefs seem to be text nearly always, and by default.  The biggest
collection of binaries I found was localization property lists which are only
ever used internally by an app.

>The flattening part is actually the toughest thing to do in our  
>proplib wrt. bplist support.


BTW, is the lack of floating-point support a design thing or just a lack of
motivation to implement it right away?