[plt-dev] searching for bitmap% via f1 on mac os x

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Sat Feb 28 09:58:49 EST 2009

On Feb 28, Matthew Flatt wrote:
> At Sat, 28 Feb 2009 09:42:28 -0500, Eli Barzilay wrote:
> > > You are right, though, that the cost is negligible and as long
> > > as it works correctly nobody cares about the implementation. I
> > > was just curious why the special OS API is used to open URLs on
> > > Windows but not on MacOS X.
> > 
> > That's easy: `shell-execute' on Windows is not one random
> > function, it is a generic way to "start stuff", so it's part of
> > mred.
> I think the same is true of Launch Services, actually, and probably
> MzScheme should support it like ShellExecute. I'll look into that
> sometime soon.

So that's a different API?

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