[TxMt] Re: conversion of bundles for 2.0

jomali jomali3945 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 11 15:51:52 UTC 2014

That's odd, because the version of TextMate.app I have installed,
2.0-beta.6, shows a Contents folder containing an Info.plist file, just
like all my other apps. I don't see an info.plist file anywhere.

On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 10:26 AM, Allan Odgaard <mailinglist at textmate.org>

> On 11 Nov 2014, at 15:46, Matt Neuburg wrote:
>  It happens that your lowercase "info.plist" might work on some people's
>> machines, but you cannot rely on this: a folder that contains a lowercase
>> "info.plist" can break against Apple's expectations […]
> TextMate bundles are *not* following the format of an
> application/framework bundle.
> For example in an application/framework bundle the Info.plist is placed in
> a subfolder named “Contents” which is not the case for TextMate bundles.
> So TextMate is not wrong, it follows the standard I did 10 years ago
> *inspired* by Apple, but with the info.plist in lowercase (and at the root
> level of the bundle).
> I later made TextMate 1.x accept Info.plist as well, but from day one, the
> standard was info.plist, and that is what I carried over to 2.0.
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