Articles posted on January 30th, 2004

Panther’s Mail: Needs visual effect when threads are being moved around

Friday, January 30th, 2004 • 7:21 am

Here’s a bug report I’ve just sent to Apple: * SUMMARY Mail: Need visual effect to help avoid confusion when removing messages from thread * STEPS TO REPRODUCE 1. Sort the contents of a mailbox in chronological order. 2. Select a thread that contains several messages with different dates. 3. Expand the thread. 4. Select […]

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Word X: Another improvement that won’t be included in Word 2004

Friday, January 30th, 2004 • 6:31 am

I’ve already mentioned a long-overdue enhancement that probably will not be included in Word any time soon, even though it’d probably be much more useful than whatever fancy “intelligent” feature Microsoft is promising for Office 2004. Here’s another example. For years now, Bare Bones Software’s BBEdit text editor has included a feature that makes perfect sense […]

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Frank Gannon, Aristotle on Relationships

Friday, January 30th, 2004 • 4:14 am

Last week’s “Shouts & Murmurs” section in The New Yorker featured this text by Frank Gannon. Pretty funny stuff — if you’re familiar with Aristotle’s Poetics.

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AirPort dead in the morning

Friday, January 30th, 2004 • 1:09 am

Yesterday, I installed Apple’s recent Security Update and the AirPort 3.3 software update. They both worked just fine, and I was back in business in little time. I used the Internet all evening without any problems. Then I left my computer on all night, as well as my dialup connection in my AirPort Base Station. […]

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Panther’s Mail: Problem when quitting Mail while Mail is checking for new email

Friday, January 30th, 2004 • 12:51 am

Here’s a bug report I’ve just submitted to Apple: * SUMMARY Mail: Problem when quitting while Mail is checking for new email. * STEPS TO REPRODUCE 1. Configure Mail so that you have 5 different email accounts or more, that are all checked automatically at regular intervals. 2. Try to quit Mail while the mail […]

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