Articles posted on May 5th, 2003

Mac OS X: Bookmark management and .webloc files

Monday, May 5th, 2003 • 10:15 pm

After changing web browsers too many times over the past few years, and HAVING had to export/import bookmarks from one to the other, a few months ago I decided to transition to browser-independent bookmark management. It’s pretty straightforward: Whenever you want to bookmark a site, instead of using your browser’s built-in bookmarking functionality, you drag […]

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DVD Extras: Cut!

Monday, May 5th, 2003 • 9:47 pm

A great read by Terrence Raferty in the The New York Times on the (very relative) value of so-called “DVD extras” and on alternative versions of movies: “Everybody Gets a Cut” [free registration required] And that’s the paradox of movies on DVD: the digital format tries to make interactive what is certainly the least interactive, […]

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Arsenal’s Defence

Monday, May 5th, 2003 • 6:16 pm

Pete Gill’s opinion article at pretty much sums up my feelings about this season and Arsenal’s failure to keep their title. They have tons of attacking talent, and that’s probably one of the prime reasons why we like them so much — but the defence is just not strong enough. Sol Campbell is great, […]

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Mac OS X: More Mail weirdness

Monday, May 5th, 2003 • 4:08 pm

From time to time, I have no choice but to use Mail’s lousy Search feature to try and locate an email message somewhere inside my 5-levels-deep archive of several thousand emails. For some reason, whenever you try to find something using Mail’s Search function, Mail automatically starts updating the color of all the messages in […]

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