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April 2011

Thanks to Samsung for a painless RMA process on a drive that I figured would be too old to be covered.

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@samstigler Yeah, I would think it would be a huge battery drain. Would probably need to be a daemon so it runs all the time.

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@samstigler Are they going to count how many phones are currently reporting their location as being on a given road?

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Not sure why I didn't do this before, but I'm now running multiple invocations of optipng in parallel to take advantage of all these cores.

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How does the iPhone get the traffic data that it sends to Apple?

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@danielpunkass This is what .Mac HomePage should have done: if you really can't preserve the data and photos, provide a good way to export.

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@aDevilInMe You can, but it's not supported and much more involved than adding it back to the arch list: http://bit.ly/gx7iia

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@danielpunkass Did they charge you an incident for this?

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@danielpunkass Happy for you, but that's not exactly encouraging.

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Bye, bye, PowerPC. Apple's Universal Binaries page is no more: http://www.apple.com/uni...

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@emd Certainly credible enough that @marcoarment shouldn't say that "as far as we know" it's not transmitted.

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@emd F-Secure has been credible in the past. Alex Levinson, who was the source for Apple not collecting the data, links to them approvingly.

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@emd They don't offer evidence of the 12 hours, but they do quote Apple's privacy policy and the information sent to Congress.

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@marcoarment So you disagree with F-Secure that the location information is transmitted to Apple every 12 hours? http://bit.ly/g3JVqB

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@AngryDingo Would require changes to Sparrow.

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@danwood "file" should be able to do that.

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@ddribin They found a "tweet" announcing the 32-bit clean version of BBEdit!

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@danielpunkass Well! At least this should eventually give you an interesting story.

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@danielpunkass Don't keep us in suspense. What nasty stuff were you trying to do to CoreData.framework? :-)

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@dnanian @rentzsch I have multiple identical power supplies and BlacX docks. Swapping seemed to show that the problem is the dock itself.

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@dnanian @rentzsch Agreed. Earlier symptoms were spontaneous unmounts. Somewhat expected with USB except that I wasn't plugging anything.

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@dnanian @rentzsch Other drive was good till it touched this dock, then Mac OS X wanted to initialize, DiskWarrior intervention, good again.

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@dnanian @rentzsch One drive won't power on, in any enclosure. Not clear what's at fault. RMA to Samsung.

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@rentzsch BlacX. Had lots of other problems with Voyager Q a while back, so I don't use it anymore.

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1 dead hard drive, 1 flaky drive dock that seems to mess up good drives, lots of SuperDupering and EagleFiler checksumming going on today.

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@dnanian That's surprising. Well, good to know I suppose. So you switched to On Demand?

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@dnanian What hardware did you try it with?

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Trying to figure out why Xcode's Log navigator is no longer parsing out the individual unit test failures like it does for compiler errors.

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@ccgus I'm using the @danielpunkass method of stashing the receipt in the app support folder. Don't see a need to put it in the non-MAS app.

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@drewmccormack Well, you do have to pay again for music and video.

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@kevinhoctor What does it indicate is half full (or empty)?

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@nedley Good that it shows the shortcuts for the navigator. I still think there should be some indication that this works for Open Quickly.

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@mattgemmell Yes, and what does the half-circle inside the search field mean?

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@kevinhoctor Yep, I like it in Aperture, too. I'm still not sold on the idea of it being at the bottom of the window, though.

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@eridius Aha. I nearly always use Open Quickly and avoid the navigator even more now that Xcode 4 can't sort it…

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@eridius I expected holding Option to change the name of the menu command. Didn't think to try it in the dialog.

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@eridius That's nice. Too bad the UI doesn't give any modifier key feedback. Is this documented somewhere? Seems to be a common question.

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@eridius Wow, that's a great tip—thanks!

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Xcode 4 really needs "Open Quickly in Assistant Editor."

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Upgrading to Acorn 3. @ccgus has been busy!

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Pleased to have gotten a good answer on my year-old Superuser question: http://bit.ly/g4aVZ3

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@daveverwer Thanks for the site. It's a neat idea.

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Last review of EagleFiler http://itunes.apple.com/... took 11 days #macreviewtime

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@gruber No, it doesn't work on a list of messages. IIRC this technique was the old way, before Mail's "move" command worked properly.

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@gruber For SpamSieve I changed it to set the mailbox property of each message.

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@pilky Doesn't sound so bad to me; Xcode 4 can't sort alphabetically!

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@jimcorreia Yeah, I too got a big scheme surprise when I didn't keep a certain file under version control.

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@jtrainer I hope you mean the bug is with Xcode, not xcodebuild. :-)

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@jtrainer The odd thing is that in Terminal you can do xcodebuild with the test bundle target and it will test all arches. But no nice GUI.

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@jtrainer Yes, but you can only pick one architecture at a time. Xcode 3 could test all architectures at once. Am I missing something?

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@jtrainer Overall, unit testing is much better in Xcode 4, but there doesn't seem to be a way to run tests for more than one architecture…

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@siracusa python -c "from Carbon import File, Files; print File.FSRef('~/foo').FSGetCatalogInfo(Files.kFSCatInfoAccessDate)[0].accessDate"

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@siracusa Is that different from the one shown by stat?

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@petermaurer It recently self-updated for me.

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