Articles posted on May 29th, 2004

Keyboard access in Apple applications: not following Apple’s own guidelines

Saturday, May 29th, 2004 • 7:39 am

It’s bad enough when third-party applications fail to embrace some core Mac OS X technologies, such as full keyboard access. It gets worse when Apple’s own subsidiary FileMaker Inc. fails to do so as well. But it’s really bad when Apple itself demonstrate a serious lack of professionalism about it. I’ve already reported on problems […]

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Panther freezes: New twist!

Saturday, May 29th, 2004 • 7:37 am

Well now… Just as I had pretty much decided that my recurring Panther freezes had to be related to Mac OS X’s display sleep feature, I just got hit by a system-wide freeze right while I was writing an e-mail message! This changes everything. It means that the freezes are not related to the sleep […]

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Panther freezes: Still there in 10.3.4

Saturday, May 29th, 2004 • 5:30 am

It’s always the same, isn’t it? Just when I decided that I had enjoyed a long period of stability and started bragging about it here, bam! I get hit with another system-wide freeze. The symptoms are exactly the same as in the last freeze a week ago. I leave my computer running doing various tasks. […]

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