[OS X TeX] UTI for Textures documents

Jon Guyer jguyer at his.com
Sat Jun 4 23:20:51 CEST 2005

On Jun 4, 2005, at 2:29 PM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Hence this mail: does any programmer here know of some command-line 
> instruction for example, that could be used to tell Tiger that files 
> with a *TEX Creator string do belong to Textures?

Just yesterday, an Apple engineer posted the following to the 
carbon-development list:

> From: Christopher Linn <csl at apple.com>
> Date: June 3, 2005 7:54:11 PM EDT
> To: Rainer Brockerhoff <rainer at brockerhoff.net>, Carbon Dev 
> <carbon-dev at lists.apple.com>
> Cc: Subject: Re: Algorithm for "preferred application" changed in 
> Tiger?
> The creator code does not come in to play when determining a file's 
> content type (UTI). The creator code is just a record of what app 
> originally wrote the file, not an indicator of the file's content 
> type.

I find this so-called "design" inexplicable, but the answer to your 
question appears to be "no".
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