Articles posted on March 6th, 2003

Two worlds INTO one

Thursday, March 6th, 2003 • 6:04 pm

Nicholas D. Kristof writes in the New York Times: “God, Satan and the Media“ “Evangelical” or “born-again” Christians make up almost half of the US population. Realizing this makes it much harder to argue that the US vs. Iraq thing is not a “clash of civilizations”.

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Word X: Selected objects are not what they appear to be

Thursday, March 6th, 2003 • 5:37 pm

Yesterday I was working on a Word document that I had to translate. The document includes tables with numbers (money amounts — not my own money, unfortunately!). Since the formatting for money amounts is different in French from what it is in English (“$” sign before rather than after, comma separator for thousands rather than […]

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Mac OS X 10.2.4: MacFixIt Telling It Like It Is

Thursday, March 6th, 2003 • 5:22 pm

Finally MacFixIt is taking a stand and making it clear that some problems are simply not acceptable. “Margin note: That 70’s problem“ The Mac OS X 10.2.4 UPDATE suffers from a serious date bug that should never have got past internal testing at Apple. Unacceptable stuff.

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