[Wolves] Is it safe

Peter Cannon peter at cannon-linux.freeserve.co.uk
Tue Aug 24 14:17:08 BST 2004

On Tuesday 24 Aug 2004 13:03, The wise and knowledgeable Chris Procter 

> Ahem MAC (Media Access Control address) or Mac (abbreviation of Macintosh),
> well if others can rant about top posting I can rant about capitalisation.

Macintosh, I'm too busy to argue!

> I'm confused about what you're trying to do, there is no such thing as a
> Mac format file, there are Mac format CDs (ie hfs not ISO96...whatever

Ahem, most (not all, before you all start) design houses use MAC's 

> format) but if you have a Mac you can read the CD and copy the files off
> onto anywhere you like.

If I had a MAC machine I wouldn't need to F%@£K about with virtual PC!

> Is the issue reading the CD or converting the files from Quark (or
> something else?) to something that Discuss can read, or getting the files
> from a Mac to a XP?

Fair question, I'm not too sure I have two Cd's with files and folders on 
looking at the extensions they have been created on a MAC/in Quark.

> As a starter a quick google reveals a couple of apps for reading Mac
> formatted CDs in windows (I've never used either)
> MacOpener: http://www.dataviz.com/products/macopener
> MacDrive: http://www.mediafour.com/support/macdrive5

OK Humble pie time, just had a quick look at dataviz will download in a minute 
when the F$@%ing phone stops ringing.

Sorry for starting out a bit terse having a bad day :-)



Peter Cannon

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