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Work around an AppleScript bug in iTunes 9.0.2
Authored by: tedw on Dec 11, '09 12:05:04PM
The only reasons I can think of (off hand) to save a script as an application are
  1. you need the script to stay open for a while to watch or wait for some event
  2. you need the script to preserve data across runs (properties won't be retained in a .scpt file, but they will in an app package)
  3. other apps need to call the running script (.scpt files don't have an easily accessible system identity, while app packages do)
  4. you need or want to run the script from the Finder rather than a scripting context like the script menu
if none of those apply, your script should run fine as a script file.

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