[iyonix-support] Re: Programming RISC OS 5.16 - Please Read

  • From: Jan Szczuka <jts@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: iyonix-support@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2010 14:54:39 +0100

You wrote:

> In article <4C4FE5FF.8090307@xxxxxxxxxx>,
>    John Ballance <jwb@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > There is little warning with this !Restorexxx as it is designed to
> > be easily launched even if you have no screen working
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> 
> I can vouche for that! My KVM 4 port switch has developed a nasty
> habit of generating spurious clicks when the mouse is moved fast. It
> very helpfully double clicked the !Restore514 for me (I had moved it
> into a different directory, but was going to do some housekeeping on
> other files in it). I suddenly found myself reprogramming! Having sat
> motionless while the process completed, I then reprogrammed once
> again to 5.16 and then renamed the !restore514 so it would not run
> even on a double click. In the event, no harm was done, but it was
> very easily done!
> 
What I do with this type of thing (usually an earlier version of an
application I have upgraded and want to keep just in case...), is simply to
rename !Application as xApplication (as in ex-Application !!)  This makes it
very easy to bring back by just changing the x to !

Jan

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