Subject: Re: qtopia
To: Peter Seebach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Garrett D'Amore <email@example.com>
Date: 06/07/2006 12:23:23
Peter Seebach wrote:
> In message <625EA40C-5112-4718-994B-235E353581E5@shagadelic.org>, 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?
Floating point would be bad for something that is intended to be used in
the kernel. :-)
Garrett D'Amore, Principal Software Engineer
Tadpole Computer / Computing Technologies Division,
General Dynamics C4 Systems
Phone: 951 325-2134 Fax: 951 325-2191