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Re: proplib and the jet age
On Tue, Jan 01, 2013 at 05:27:41PM +0000, Love H?rnquist ?strand wrote:
> proplib inherits its use from property lists from NeXT Step, and
> then the reincanitation of in OS X plist.
> The data types matches up with the Foundation/CoreFoundation
> runtime and makes perfect sense in that world.
If you say so; it still seems odd to me in a number of ways.
> As you point out the XML representation is poor, that is why there
> is an binary format too.
...which proplib, for some reason, intentionally does not support.
Anyway, I think I'm responding on too detailed a level and missing
> As for data transfer, the OS X answer is XPC.
That is an RPC library, which is not what we're after here.
David A. Holland
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