Articles posted on August 29th, 2003

Windows viruses/worms: not over yet

Friday, August 29th, 2003 • 8:56 pm

After a few fairly quiet days, it looks like we are getting a new wave of nastiness. I’ve received at least 20 infected emails in the past couple of hours — of course, each of them weighs approximately 100 KB and, even though they are harmless in Mac OS X, it’s a pain. Grrr.

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Mac OS X: Buttons with a blue halo

Friday, August 29th, 2003 • 5:20 pm

Speaking of blue halos… Does anyone have any idea what the blue halo in the following picture (taken from Mac OS X’s Installer application) means? We already have the blue tint used for default buttons in Aqua windows: This blue tint is used to indicate that this is the default button and that it can […]

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Mac OS X: Mail ugliness

Friday, August 29th, 2003 • 5:13 pm

If you have more than one email account and you are using Mac OS X’s Mail application, you can probably reproduce the following. Compose a new message. This opens a new window, with the “To:” field highlighted using the “blue halo” effect. Now go to the “Account:” pop-up menu to SELECT a different account to […]

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François Dupeyron, C’est quoi la vie? (1999)

Friday, August 29th, 2003 • 3:58 pm

Superbe film de François Dupeyron, qui n’a pas d’autre prétention que celle de montrer (surtout pas d’expliquer) et qui le fait avec la beauté de la simplicité. Je suis sûr qu’il y a eu beaucoup de gens pour trouver tout cela très plat, mais c’est ce qui arrive quand on regarde trop de films de […]

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