Articles posted on November 20th, 2003

There is democracy, and then there is democracy

Thursday, November 20th, 2003 • 4:09 am

It’s interesting to read William Safire’s November 10 column in the The New York Times entitled “The Age of Liberty” and then Ellen Bork’s November 15 column in the Washington Post entitled “No Exceptions for Democracy in China“. They both deal with George W. Bush’s recent speech at the 20th anniversary of the National Endowment […]

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Politique canadienne : le « blogue » de Paul Martin

Thursday, November 20th, 2003 • 3:48 am

Je viens tout juste de découvrir, de façon tout à fait accidentelle, que notre prochain premier ministre du Canada, Paul Martin, prétend avoir son propre « blogue ». Ce « blogue » est disponible dans les deux langues à Faisons fi, pour l’instant, du côté « culte de la personnalité » du site Web […]

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Panther: Temporary freeze when mounting a CD or DVD

Thursday, November 20th, 2003 • 3:33 am

This is something new in Panther that I never used to experience in Jaguar. Whenever I insert a CD or DVD either in my internal SuperDrive or in my external FireWire CD-RW drive, at some point during the volume mounting process, the whole Mac OS X environment (except for the mouse pointer) freezes for a […]

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Panther’s Mail: No “Junk” button in message window

Thursday, November 20th, 2003 • 3:25 am

My Junk Mail filter in Panther’s Mail is still in “training” mode. (I figure that it still has quite a bit to learn.) This means that I usually select those junk messages that it didn’t catch and flag them as junk, so that Mail will learn for the next time. The trouble is with accessing […]

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