[Pythonmac-SIG] appscript terminology caching #2

has hengist.podd at virgin.net
Thu Oct 21 12:12:11 CEST 2004

Eric Nieuwland wrote:

>>Another idea: would checking an application's creation/modification 
>>date be a viable way to avoid the cache going bad when a newer 
>>version of the app is installed in exactly the same location?
>How are you going to check "an application's creation/modification 
>date"? Don't use the file/directory attributes for this! 'ctime' is 
>unreliable for this to say the least. And 'mtime' is often tricky on 

Yeah, it's a non-starter. Thanks,


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