[racket-dev] saving .scrbl file OS X message box

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Mon Nov 8 09:14:38 EST 2010

This was a bug in the `save-file' dialog under Cocoa, where the
Cocoa-level "allow other extensions" flag wasn't set correctly. It's
now fixed.

Probably DrRacket should add ".scrbl" to its list of standard
extensions, though.

At Wed, 3 Nov 2010 14:15:34 -0700, John Clements wrote:
> Dear Heavens, this is the most unpleasant message box I've seen in a while, 
> when trying to save a file with the extension "scrbl" in OS X 10.6.4:
> <bold>You cannot save this document with extension ".scrbl" at the end of the 
> name. The required extension is ".".</bold>
> You can choose to use both, so that your file name ends in ".scrbl".
> ... uh?
> I'm guessing that we deduced that by requiring the extension "." only, OS X 
> would allow us  to save with any extension we liked, but the resulting message 
> box is appalling; I vote for going back to what we had before....
> Apologies if I'm misunderstanding something, here.
> John

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