Monday, November 08, 2010 at 12:02 AM.


on writeWholeFile (f, s, type = nil, creator = nil, creationdate = nil) {
		<<11/27/01; 7:58:10 AM by DW
			<<Add support for callbacks that get control after the file has been written. The callbacks are passed the file path. Their returned value is ignored.
		<<1/1/01; 12:41:27 PM by DW
			<<If the file exists prior to writing and the creation date is not specified by the caller, maintain the file's creation date.
			<<Instead of calling sys.os, use system.environment.isMac.
		<<10/31/97 at 1:41:20 PM by DW
			<<Moved from toys.writeWholeFile.
		<<Friday, July 18, 1997 at 10:22:07 AM by PBS
			<<Conditionalized for multiple platforms, with optional parameters.
	if creationdate == nil {
		if file.exists (f) {
			try {creationdate = file.created (f)}}}; (f); (f);
	if system.environment.isMac {
		if type != nil {
			file.settype (f, type)};
		if creator != nil {
			file.setcreator (f, creator)}};
	file.write (f, s);
	file.close (f);
	if creationdate != nil {
		file.setcreated (f, creationdate)};
	bundle { //call the callbacks, if present
		local (adrscript);
		if not defined (user.callbacks.fileWriteWholeFile) {
			new (tableType, @user.callbacks.fileWriteWholeFile)};
		for adrscript in @user.callbacks.fileWriteWholeFile {
			try {
				while typeOf (adrscript^) == addressType {
					adrscript = adrscript^};
				adrscript^ (f)}}};
	return (true)}
<<bundle //test code
	<<writewholefile ("c:\\tmp.html", ())

This listing is for code that runs in the OPML Editor environment. I created these listings because I wanted the search engines to index it, so that when I want to look up something in my codebase I don't have to use the much slower search functionality in my object database. Dave Winer.