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Why encode a diskimage anyway?
Authored by: vogunaescht on Apr 11, '03 11:45:02AM

Could someone please enlighten me why I would want to encode a OS X disk image with MacBinary? I thought Binhex and MacBinary encoding is used to make sure the resource fork of a file doesn't get lost by means of non resource fork aware transmission. And OS X disk images do not have a resource fork as OS 9 images did.

So why do this? To keep misconfigured servers from passing a wrong mime type?

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