Difference between pages "AppleDouble header file" and "User:Microq"

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A separate file in a filesystem containing the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resource_fork Apple resource fork] for a related data file, developed by Apple for A/UX and therefore compatible with other filesystems including those mounted remotely.  They are heavily used under [[ Mac OS X ]].
This file is named the same as the data file, with "<code>._</code>" prepended to the original name.  These header files are automatically included in ZIP files under a hierarchy starting with "<code>__MACOSX</code>" when utilizing the Finder's "Archive as..." function.
== References ==
; http://users.phg-online.de/tk/netatalk/doc/Apple/v1/
: from "A/UX Toolbox: Macintosh ROM Interface manual", Chapter 6 File Systems and File Formats
: identifies the magic number <code>0x00051607</code> for AppleDouble files as the first 4 bytes in the file
; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AppleDouble
: background and additional information
; http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1740.txt
: MIME Encapsulation of Macintosh files - MacMIME
[[Category:File Formats]]

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