[futurebasic] Re: [FB] More R6 Carbon File Basics?

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From: Robert Covington <artlythere@...>
Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2002 08:43:24 -0500
>Step 3. Think: "Why am I using these notoriously incomprehensible
>ParamBlock routines? They hark back to the 1980's.  Why am I not using the
>FB file statements: Open, Write #, and so on?  For special toolboxery, if
>that is really necessary, why don't I use a FSSpec with FSxxxx routines,
>which would be 1990's code and less conspicuously out of date?"
>Macho Mac programmers would do anything, even drink bad beer, to avoid
>PBxxxxx calls.
>Step 3'  Drink another glass of Fine Old Panther Piss. Go to step 3.

Thanks RP.

My, you are getting humorous in your old age. :) Or did you just grow old
writing the Appearance beast... :)

Still awaiting the 600 page RP classic, "Inside FB3: Working Smarter, Not

Really. Hurry.