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Quit applications politely from the command line
Authored by: lincd0 on Aug 26, '09 11:50:57AM

This script is well done and may be useful to some people. But automatically overwriting open files when you quit an application remotely isn't always "polite." Your cat might have been sleeping on the keyboard while you were away from your desk. If you send a kill signal to an application, at least you can be sure that no stored data has been overwritten.



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Quit applications politely from the command line
Authored by: Sesquipedalian on Aug 27, '09 07:08:29AM

That's a good point. Maybe I'll put out a new version with an option not to save.



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Quit applications politely from the command line
Authored by: Sesquipedalian on Aug 28, '09 10:17:49AM

I've just uploaded version 1.1 which includes an -n option that tells the app not to save changes.



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