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._foo files are resource forks on non-HFS volumes
Authored by: PeteVerdon on Aug 15, '04 09:56:08AM

Marking as hidden is certainly a more elegant solution - it's the direct equivalent of the . on Unix and OS X. But whether you can do this will depend on the filesystem on the drive. Only FAT (and possibly NTFS, I suppose) have a hidden attribute to be set.

Mind you, since Windows only understands its own formats, perhaps most USB keys are FAT?

Pete



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