Aliases vs. Hook files

On our website, we discuss advantages of Hook files over aliases and .webloc files. (For example, here.)

We will need to add a more comprehensive document relating these things, that express some of the advantages of aliases over Hook files, such as that an alias

  1. takes on the icon of the target,
  2. can be traversed in File> Open dialog boxes (whereas in-app opening a Hook file opens it in the current app (eg, in TextEdit)

We will add a web page dedicated to Hook files.