Articles posted on January 19th, 2004

Raoul Ruiz, Le temps retrouvé (1999)

Monday, January 19th, 2004 • 11:50 pm

Je ne suis pas forcément très bien placé pour parler du Temps retrouvé en tant que film, vu que je fais non seulement partie d’une petite minorité de gens qui ont lu l’oeuvre de Marcel Proust À la recherche du temps perdu dans son intégralité, mais que j’en ai même fait le sujet de mon […]

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Dave Hyatt’s redesign

Monday, January 19th, 2004 • 10:58 pm

I am pleased to report that Surfin’ Safari, the weblog of Safari developer Dave Hyatt, has been redesigned. Given the glaring problems with the previous design when viewed in Safari, this is good news. Then again, they seem to have eliminated the problem by removing the calendar altogether :). The cool thing is that you […]

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FA Cup 4th Round: The Arsenal – Middlesborough game will be shown in Canada

Monday, January 19th, 2004 • 10:39 pm

Sportsnet Canada appear to have changed their minds about the FA Cup 4th Round games that they will show on TV next Saturday (January 24). The good news for Arsenal fans is that the Arsenal – Middlesborough game will be shown after all, at 10:30 am (30-minute delay). US viewers will have to access it […]

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Mac OS X: The Save as PDF feature should be under Save, not Print

Monday, January 19th, 2004 • 8:43 am

I find the fact that the entire Mac OS X printing architecture is based on PDF absolutely great. Just the other day I was discussing with a friend who was complaining that Adobe Reader 6 was atrociously slow on his Windows laptop. It’s not that slow on my computer, but I sure am glad that […]

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Mac OS X: Save As field in File Save dialog sheet should be bigger

Monday, January 19th, 2004 • 8:26 am

I save a lot of web pages as PDF files on my local hard drive, so that I can read them later on and have a searchable archive of all the stuff that I am interested in. In Mac OS X, we now have the ability to use very long file names. (In most Mac […]

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Mac Hardware flakiness: Not just USB, FireWire too!

Monday, January 19th, 2004 • 8:12 am

I’ve already talked about USB flakiness in Mac OS X on my dual 1.25 GHz G4. Now I am finding that things are not so rosy on the FireWire side either. My G4 only has two FireWire (400) ports on the back, and I have several FireWire devices, so I have to set them up […]

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