Re: [NTLK] Downloading Packages Under Mac Classic

From: Woody Smith <>
Date: Mon Mar 23 2009 - 10:20:08 EDT

I don't have an answer regarding presets for Classic browsers but a
right click or <control+click> might work.
Issues related to this have at times in the past generated lengthy

See for example <>


On Mar 23, 2009, at 2:42 AM, Ryan Vetter wrote:

> Good old Mac Classico: easy on the GUI sauce, heavy on the speed,
> which is why I still use it occasionally.
> But for the life of me, after all of this time, pretty much every
> package I download under Classico is not recognized as a Newton
> package and therefore cannot be transferred to the Newton. I did
> some research - searched everywhere - and there were a few
> solutions, but very specific and not something that I could follow
> for my set up.
> I am running OS 9.2, with Netscape 6 and 7, as well as iCab 3.x and
> IE 5. I know there are a few places that explain that you have to
> tell your browser to download packages as binary files in order for
> them to be recognized as Newton packages once downloaded, but I
> could not find any instructions for doing this on any of the browser
> versions mentioned above.
> So I have always had to head over to OS X to download packages, but
> I want to be able to do it under Classico Schmasico as well.
> Anyone have any tricks to solve this problem? I do have packtype
> but that is useless since they have to first be downloaded as binary
> files: packtype does not recognize any of the downloaded files so
> "fixing" the packages won't work.
> Thanks in advance,
> Ryan

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