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Automate iCal backups
Authored by: osxpounder on Aug 13, '10 12:39:54PM

This can be wonderful. Thanks very much for sharing this hint.

Fellow AppleScript newbies, note: the script ignores the difference between upper- and lower-case characters in the name of the folder it uses to store backups.

In other words, "iCal Backups" and "iCal backups" work the same. I found this because I already had a folder called "iCal backups". The script ran fine and put its backups there.

Edited on Aug 13, '10 12:43:28PM by osxpounder



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Automate iCal backups
Authored by: TvE on Aug 14, '10 04:07:43AM

Well - that's not the script that is causing this behavior - it's OS X's "default filesystem formatting caracteristica".

It's a case RESPECTING as opposed to case SENSITIVE

On a case SENSITIVE filesystem you would be able to have both the named folders existing - that is not possible in the former filesystem.

TvE-iMac27:TMP tve$ mkdir CASE-RESPECTING
TvE-iMac27:TMP tve$ mkdir case-respecting
mkdir: case-respecting: File exists



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Automate iCal backups
Authored by: osxpounder on Aug 17, '10 02:53:48PM

Thank you for explaining that. Interesting. I appreciate it.



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