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Re: Open external links in currently running browser
Authored by: Uncle Asad on May 07, '10 02:17:06PM

I've found that on some versions of Mac OS X, the AppleScript app must also have a unique bundle signature (i.e. creator code, aka the CFBundleSignature key in the app's Info.plist *and* the second set of four characters in the file) in order for the default app setting to stick.

I've been doing this for a while, and my apps supported back to 10.3.9 at the time they were written, so I can't say for certain where that bundle signature was required and where it might have stopped, but it's important to keep that in mind. (It's also good practice to do so to prevent unexpected collisions, anyway, but it seems necessary when registering protocols or file types/extensions with LaunchServices.)

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