Articles posted in April, 2004

François Ozon, Swimming Pool (2003)

Monday, April 5th, 2004 • 7:26 am

J’ai déjà eu l’occasion d’évoquer 8 femmes, cet autre film récent de François Ozon qui m’avait semblé de peu d’intérêt. Dans ce contexte, Swimming Pool m’a agréablement surpris. Ce film n’est pas particulièrement original, mais il est plutôt bien réussi dans son exécution et suscite un plaisir indéniable. Ce plaisir tient en grande partie au […]

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FA Cup Semi-Finals: Arsenal 0 – Manchester United 1

Sunday, April 4th, 2004 • 3:06 am

It was a bitterly disappointing week-end for the Gunners, but this defeat also had the effect of bringing things back down to earth, which I hope will have a positive impact on the rest of the season and the chances of Arsenal in the two remaining competitions, the EPL and the Champions’ League. After all, […]

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Panther’s Address Book: Printing mailing labels and envelopes

Friday, April 2nd, 2004 • 4:27 am

Panther’s Address Book application appears to have built-in support for printing mailing labels. If you go to the “Print” dialog and then to the “Style” menu on the right-hand side, you’ll find that, in addition to the default “Lists” option, which lets you print lists of addresses on a regular sheet of paper, you can […]

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Panther’s Mail: Get New Mail in Account X command ignored while checking for new mail

Friday, April 2nd, 2004 • 4:15 am

Here’s a copy of a bug report I sent to Apple today: * SUMMARY Panther’s Mail: Get New Mail in Account X command ignored * STEPS TO REPRODUCE 1. Configure Mail with more than one e-mail account. 2. Select “Get New Mail/In Account A” command. 3. While Mail is in the process of getting the […]

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File sharing and CD sales: Yet another study contradicting the RIAA

Thursday, April 1st, 2004 • 1:50 am

The mainstream media keep perpetuating the view that the recent slump in CD sales is primarily due to the impact of Napster and other file-sharing technologies. Yet neither they nor the recording industry have ever been able to successfully demonstrate that there was a link. They just say that there is one, and use that […]

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Apple losing the display resolution race?

Thursday, April 1st, 2004 • 1:18 am

The Mac Observer has an interesting article by John Kheit on Apple’s failure to keep up with the latest improvements in screen resolution. While I don’t know enough about the Windows platform to really compare the two, it seems obvious to me that the ultimate goal is to have computer screens whose resolution rivals that […]

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