Articles posted on May 31st, 2004

Power Mac G4 (MDD) Superdrive won’t mount DVD-VR discs

Monday, May 31st, 2004 • 5:37 am

This one is rather tricky… I have a Sony DVD recorder in my living room that’s connected to my PVR unit, so that I can transfer PVR recordings on DVD for archival purposes. This DVD recorder is capable of recording DVD-R, DVD-RW, and DVD+RW discs, as well as DVD-RW discs in “VR” format, also known […]

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Mac OS X’s Address Book: Limited options for font size

Monday, May 31st, 2004 • 3:50 am

There are many problems with Mac OS X’s Address Book application, and I have had the opportunity to describe quite a few of them: cmd-Z undoes everything no “Copy” command in contextual menu (Apple fixed the problem in Mail, but not in the contextual menus in Address Book itself in Browse mode) general sluggishness even […]

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Rick Schaut on users providing reliable reproducible scenarios (or not)

Monday, May 31st, 2004 • 12:33 am

Microsoft developer Rick Schaut has yet another lengthy piece on the Word debugging process. In this piece, he obviously (albeit without naming names) refers to the response that his previous piece on the topic generated, including the response in the blog you are currently reading. In my response, I expressed my utter surprise when reading […]

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