[TxMt] Re: Symlinks as Expandable Directories

Allan Odgaard mailinglist at textmate.org
Tue Feb 5 13:15:29 UTC 2013

On Feb 5, 2013, at 13:49, bobrocke <bob at bobrockefeller.com> wrote:

> Are Mac aliases any easier/better than symlinks in this regard? Does OSX
> provide any help in keeping track and managing them to take the burden off
> the programmer?

Aliases are worse because these can encapsulate stuff like “to resolve, mount this disk image”, which is why the conceptual model for links (including aliases) is that a link is something you actively resolve once and then go to this new location.

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