The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @mjtsai ever

June 2011

@backblaze It would be great if you had a Web page that listed which metadata you back up and restore and which you don't plan to support.

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Any @spamsieve users who are beta testing Postbox 2.5, please e-mail spamsieve@c-command.com.

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@wklj Hmm. I haven't used the Radar. Just noticed very different temp and precip % numbers. Also maybe a different cutoff for the rain icon.

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I like the My-Cast interface, but the actual forecasts never seem to be consistent with TWC, Apple, and others (which tend to agree).

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@backblaze Seriously? You don't think a data backup service should save my files' dates and permissions?

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@mhenders Doesn't seem like that would change the likelihood of losing the file that you want, and Arq already does its own versioning.

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@mhenders Although, it's not actually equivalent, because I might *need* the old version that S3 lost.

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@mhenders Yes, I'm using RRS. I set up an e-mail notification for lost files. Does Arc tell you when it's replacing them?

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@janineanne Well, ideally I would want 800+GB in S3, so it doesn't even seem cheap.

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I love Arq in theory. UI needs more flexibility. S3 is expensive.

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@danielpunkass Yeah, CrashPlan doesn't like disconnected drives either, though it's not that bad.

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@nonliteral I've been using CrashPlan for 2 years or so. Haven't had that particular problem, though I've seen mentions of it from others.

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@danielpunkass Also, not keeping versions longer than 30 days? No mention of what metadata it preserves? Does not inspire confidence.

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@danielpunkass I can deal with losing xattrs, but not supporting timestamps or symlinks says to me the developers are incompetent.

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I tested nearly all of them at one point and much preferred CrashPlan. Things look good now, but waiting for explanation about this morning.

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CrashPlan says "Unable to restore due to a backup archive I/O error." Can't search or browse to restore anything.

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@siracusa And, crucially, no iDisk in iCloud.

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@mikeash Do you recommend "Code Quality"?

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eaglefiler EagleFiler 1.5.4 can import from Delicious and Pinboard, among many improvements: http://c-command.com/blo...

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@mikeabdullah Yeah, we need some sort of combination of NSFileHandler and NSStream…

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@kcase Nice to see some OmniWeb development.

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@morrick Agreed. "X 10.0" never really made sense, anyway: like an ATM machine or AC current.

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@danielpunkass But isn't the "X" the problem rather than the "Mac"?

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@nriley Cool. I should take some photos of my floppies from that era. I think my oldest copy of BBEdit is on a CD, though.

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@retrophisch Depends on what you want to do with it. More info here: http://5by5.tv/hypercrit...

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@nriley Like @siracusa I thought the old Black & Decker was great, but the new one is subpar at toasting and baking. Just $20, though.

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All of a sudden, people (who don't listen to Hypercritical) are asking me about which toaster to buy.

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Word 2011: You're warning me about making a 10K clipboard of plain text available to other applications? Really?

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@tbridge Great. Please e-mail spamsieve@c-command.com.

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Good to see, I guess, that I'm now receiving more crash reports from Lion than Tiger.

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@markaufflick Maybe they just do something really simple and make you break your own cycles, etc.?

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@mikeash Yep, sounds to me like compiler-supported -retain and -release.

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@dokas Right. What I mean is that you can tell he knows exactly what he wants to do and doesn't plan on remaining a consultant.

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