Articles posted on November 18th, 2003

dive into mark on weblog spam

Tuesday, November 18th, 2003 • 11:13 pm

Mark Pilgrim has a scary entry about weblog spam… Makes you want to stay small… really small….

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Andy and Larry Wachowski, The Matrix Reloaded (2003)

Tuesday, November 18th, 2003 • 8:03 am

I know that I am way behind when it comes to seeing the latest movies… But it just so happens that I live in a remote area, that the local theatre is a very unpleasant experience (noisy kids, rancid popcorn, small screen, bad sound, etc.), and that my pay-per-view digital TV provider appears to have […]

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Panther: Houston, we have a big (synchronization) problem

Tuesday, November 18th, 2003 • 4:55 am

Yesterday, I noted that synchronization problems in Finder windows and Open/Save dialogs when new files are added to a folder appear to be back in Panther. Today, I have hard evidence of it. Look at the screen shot below: As you can see, it shows the contents of the exact same folder (called “Uploads”) in […]

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Panther: Open/Save dialogs in Columns view mode

Tuesday, November 18th, 2003 • 4:43 am

I am very glad, of course, that Apple has brought back the List view mode in Open/Save dialog boxes in Panther. Not only does it give you the option to sort files by modification date in such dialogs, but, in List view mode, the Name and Date Modified columns are resizable, which means that you […]

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Panther’s Mail: Sending mail idiocy not completely gone

Tuesday, November 18th, 2003 • 1:30 am

I just had a problem that unfortunately contradicts my initial impression about improvements made to the way Mail handles errors while connecting to an SMTP server in order to send a mail message. Here’s the situation. I was composing a reply to someone’s message when Mail started checking my mail in all my accounts. In […]

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