[Vm-dev] Re: Mac + Cog - mouse clicks

John M McIntosh johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com
Fri Dec 24 01:51:17 UTC 2010

Oh and btw you'll need to look into the signing logic, I'm not quite sure where that gem of copy protection sits but don't be surprised if 
Apple pursues it a bit more aggressively... 

mmm other thoughts. 
The plugins *could* be just the raw binaries ala unix builds. The only reason they were bundles is because in early 2000 era we ran os-9 and os-x flavors. 
That could be all dropped, and maybe just forgo creating plugin bundles. 

On 2010-12-23, at 5:46 PM, Igor Stasenko wrote:

> On 24 December 2010 02:16, John M McIntosh
> <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com> wrote:
>> Historically I had not put the defaults in the binary because people sometimes would grab the binary and toss all the other parts of the bundle.  Later no one understood how to change a default because the plist hint was missing.
> Yeah.. well.. to prevent tossing, i would simply bummer with message
> like 'hey! where is my bundle?'. :)
> It is easy to do by applying following pattern everywhere:
> replace all calls like
> value := getKeyValue( KeyName)
> with:
> value := getKeyValue( KeyName , defaultValue)
> so, there is no chance to get NULL & crash, because returned values
> are always valid.
> Esteban, it all yours..
> I don't have time doing it right now, because i got like 6 other
> configs to write :)

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