At 7:10 AM +1100 1/16/06, Nigel Kersten wrote:
>In the case of Framemaker on OS 9.x, it looks like it is supported...
>If a FrameMaker document is on a network, FrameMaker tries to create
>a lock (*.lck) file to prevent multiple users from simultaneously
>editing it. If the filename has more than 27 characters, FrameMaker
>cannot create this lock file and returns an error.
Framemaker has been around for a long, long time, and was originally
designed for SunOS (not even Solaris) workstations where the
filesystem was presumed to be NFS. As such, and since NFS has such
crappy locking, Framemaker developed their own locking to prevent the