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reconverting (was: Temp File Unnecessary)
Authored by: rflo on Jun 13, '05 02:55:51PM

klktrk writes:

> That does not always seem to be the case. My sequence:
> Closed Safari. Edited binary .plist file in emacs as per hint.
> saved the changes in emacs.
> opened the file in BBEdit, noticed it was in XML > text format
> opened Safari. Closed Safari
> opened the file in BBEdit, noticed it was STILL > in XML text format.

Look at the modified times on the preferences file. If you changed nothing in Safari, Safari would have no reason to resave the preferences file. When you do change something in Safari, it will save its preferences as a binary XML file.

Ronald Florence

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