Articles posted on February 27th, 2003

Radio: No escaping the quotation mark issue

Thursday, February 27th, 2003 • 10:34 pm

After I published my blog item on outstanding issues with Radio UserLand the other day, I got feedback indicating that it was possible to use the quotation mark symbol (“) in item titles, as long as you “escaped” it by inserting a backslash () before each occurrence of it (which is supposed to tell the […]

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Mac OS X: ‘Search Results’ folder in ‘Search Results’ window

Thursday, February 27th, 2003 • 8:02 pm

When searching for a file using the Finder’s built-in search tool, I don’t think that the first “result” that appears in the search results window should be a folder called “Search Results for ‘xx’ in ‘yy’”, which was obviously just created somewhere in “yy” by the search tool in the process of searching for files […]

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Don’t try this at home

Thursday, February 27th, 2003 • 5:02 pm

Just did something very stupid and was very relieved that I had a recent backup of my “www” folder. I’m still in the process of learning about how Radio works and about the underlying logic of this blogging tool. So from time to time I CHECK out the various options provided by the software and […]

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P2P and the MPAA

Thursday, February 27th, 2003 • 6:13 am

(P2P = peer-to-peer / MPAA = Motion Picture Association of America) Apparently the MPAA is concerned that P2P file sharing (which was put on the map by Napster in the late 90s and takes a variety of forms these days) is going to do the same thing to movies that it allegedly did to music. […]

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