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October 2019

@radiofreelunch I don’t think so because I don’t know how to click on a file in the window with the pristine file l… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@radiofreelunch That works well for code review (which I do in Tower). I’m more looking for a desktop/tray to quick… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Beware Apple Security Certificates After October 24
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Catalina System… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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iOS 13.2 Killing Background Apps More
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Catalina App Issues… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@Mr_Noodle Weird—I wouldn’t expect it to be loading the actions into the app’s process.

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@tylerhall @danielfgom @frankreiff Maybe. I don’t have stats on the breakdown, but I do get lots of e-mails from ch… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@tylerhall @danielfgom @frankreiff I don’t think that’s ever happened to me. It always seems to be doctors.

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@NSExceptional @Mr_Noodle Yeah, or let you tab the left pane separately.

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@Mr_Noodle The thing is, I usually want this to easily find my current working set of files and edit them normally,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@Mr_Noodle Good idea—I guess this is one case where Xcode’s weird “all the panes go in the tab” design helps.

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Xcode’s “Show only files with source-control status” is so useful, but I so rarely use it because it blows away the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@frankreiff And then you go to do that and realize they purchased 2 years ago?

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@DamienPetrilli More RAM also costs more battery and thickness.

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iOS 13.2 Killing Background Apps More: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/3…

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@simonsc No, I’ve not heard of any problems with Catalina Photos data loss. But based on the glitches I ran into us… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@jmfd @ccgus @DiscourseHoster Great! They’re actually the ones I’m planning to go with.

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@eric_young_1 Sorry, that was meant as a reply to someone else.

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@eric_young_1 Cool. I like lots of options, so long as they let me turn off extraneous features that complicate the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@isaiah Great! Everyone seems to like it so far.

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@mxswd That makes sense. In this case, there were no such duplicates, though. This is a longstanding issue. Sometim… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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And…the Catalina Photos export reported that it skipped one of the photos, without saying which one or why it failed.

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@jgordonshare And I don’t know whether it’s Photos or file sharing in general, but my normal photo copy is about 10… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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toothfairymac ToothFairy 2.6, the easiest way to connect Bluetooth devices to your Mac, adds icons for the new AirPods Pro, Beats… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@ccgus Great, thanks for helping my decision. I think I’m going to go for it.

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Catalina save panels seem totally broken with file sharing. Click on another Mac, and it claims to be logged into t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@peternlewis @ccgus I think it has a limit of 1,000 posts. Not sure what it does after that (for printing or for se… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@peternlewis @ccgus Good to hear. I saw some comments in their forum about KM forum users not being able print or s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@peternlewis @ccgus How are you liking Discourse for your forum?

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Enabling Defragmentation on APFS Hard Drives: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/2…

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Retroactive to Run Aperture, iPhoto, and iTunes: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/2…

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@DamienPetrilli I don’t think so. It’s more an app to manage your account of apps, not an app that embeds other apps within it.

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@tverschoren It sounds like there’s no replacement for things that were possible with the XML, whereas Lightning ca… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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GameClub Revives 70 Classic iOS Games: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/2…

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HKmap Live Removed From the App Store: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/2…

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Perfectly Cropped
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iTunes XML and Music in Catalina… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@handcoding Thanks. I’ve added a clarification.

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iPad Seems Safe for College Students: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/2…

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Ordered to Type in an iPhone Passcode: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/2…

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ExactScan Leaves the Mac App Store: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/2…

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Catalina Vista
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Notarizing Command-Line Tools for macOS 10.15… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Receipt Validation and AirPlay 2
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Yahoo Groups Shutting Down… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@daniel_a_a Right, but I thought macOS will launch apps even if the code signature doesn’t validate?

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@daniel_a_a Thanks. The LD_RUNPATH_SEARCH_PATHS/deletion method seems to be working well for me, but symlinks is al… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@tclementdev Yeah, that might work. Currently solution is to let it copy the Swift libraries and then just delete them.

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ALWAYS_EMBED_SWIFT_STANDARD_LIBRARIES is NO but I guess is inferred by the deployment target. Lying by setting EMBE… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@tclementdev That unfortunately prevents it from successfully building.

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Is there a way to prevent an embedded helper app from containing extra copies of the Swift libraries? Previously, I… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@bwahacker Really? I thought iWork used to be good about this stuff and show a list of incompatible features in use… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The way it should work, to be user friendly, is detect whether features from a newer version are actually in use, e… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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“<file> was last edited in a newer version of Sketch. Opening it in this version of Sketch may result in some data… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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How Kernel Prelinking Works on macOS Catalina (or Not): mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/2…

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Font Substitution and Missing Text: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/2…

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@avaidyam @LeoNatan Yeah, but I don’t want to rely on private API for something that important.

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Only having one instance of an XPC service seems really limiting: forums.developer.apple.com/thread/92211

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@mxswd Agreed. I don’t use iCloud Keychain.

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@z31r4m What is the 32-bit app that you’re referring to? The IMTranscodingAgent file referenced in the screenshot i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@z31r4m I saw that, but I still don’t understand the claim. Is the idea that this is a leftover file from before Ca… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@z31r4m OK, so just a link to the video…

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@z31r4m I wasn’t able to find it in the MacInTouch thread.

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@z31r4m I don’t understand the issue he’s reporting or what the problem file is. Is there a writeup anywhere? “a me… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@agilethumbs @meekgeek I’ve bought 6 of them. They’re really good.

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@tperfitt I can’t blame them at all. It’s really not obvious. The disclosure triangle was also confusing to some, but at least it’s visible.

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Still getting regular support e-mails from users confused because of invisible scroll bars and/or the invisible Sho… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Catalina Screen Time Isn’t Reporting Actual App Usage: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/1…

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Beware Apple Security Certificates After October 24: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/1…

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I was subscribed to the old Six Colors RSS feed sixcolors.com/feed.rss, which has 301 redirect, but for some reaso… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@NSExceptional Lots of open-source maintainers have been complaining.

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@jollins @NSExceptional You can only notarize with a paid account. See, for example, my quote from Gruber: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/05/3…

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@frankreiff Not sure whether this was just a joke, but wasn’t Help Indexer replaced by hiutil long ago?

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@jcenters Launch one of my apps with the "CrashAtLaunch" user default set to YES.

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@McCloudStrife Probably true. It’s an odd situation because I think both sides would prefer to use the proper chann… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware I’m not dexterous enough to do card tricks, except for the de Bruijn sequence one, which I no longer remember. :(

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@nut_bunnies Still trying to figure out how to interpret Federighi’s Catalyst comments that turned out to be vaporware.

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@nut_bunnies Do we actually know that they’re listening on laptops? It’s all rumors at this point. The phones are t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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iOS 13’s Forced “Find My” Notifications: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/1…

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Siri Audio Recordings
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Catalina Supplemental Update… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware It’s like the opposite of their comeback in the early 2000s.

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@jgordonshare I’m not using iOS 13, but I have no reason to believe that’s been removed.

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Apple Officially Discontinues AirPort Router Line
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Mail Data Loss in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@NSExceptional I’m not sure what’s going on. It was working for me earlier, and now all the versions are failing.

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@galooticus @lapcatsoftware Amazing how many have forgotten that. And, at the time, it seemed like they really beli… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Catalina “softwareupdate” Can Download Old Installers: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/1…

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Mail Data Loss in macOS 10.15
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Podcasts in Catalina… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@ArticCharStar That’s what I’ve been doing. It’s great! The problem is that there’s no more iTunes in Catalina. :(

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@BryanPietrzak @stroughtonsmith In retrospect, it’s amazing how much of the Mac stuff they sort of backported to th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@rustyshelf I mean keeping per-podcast folders on my Mac full of the .mp3 files.

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@rustyshelf OK, that’s what I thought. I only tried it for downloading/archiving because I thought you were respond… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@rustyshelf Thanks for the reminder. After I log into the Mac app, it tells me that the “Web version” requires a Pl… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Opting Out of Sharing Siri Audio Recordings: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/1…

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Silent Failure
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Let Your Swift XCTest Methods Throw… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Waiting to Update to Catalina
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Mail Data Loss in macOS 10.15… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@krzyzanowskim Wait until you get the notification telling you that it exported 501 of 500 items and then you check… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@heyyoudvd @NSExceptional @eli_schiff Yeah, it’s baffling, like it’s designed to look good in a screenshot rather t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@jcenters Was looking for a GUI app, but if this works I may go with it. Thanks!

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@apple_observer @mdrockwell I don’t think Reeder supports attachments at all.

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@BryanPietrzak @zkahn I don’t know, either. This has been happening to me consistently ever since iMessage was intr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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What’s a good Mac RSS reader that can auto-download attachments, e.g. podcasts?

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@zkahn iMessage is the least reliable messaging service I’ve used. So many messages that claim to have been delivered but just disappear.

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@omerlev The second problem with moving messages is ongoing. AFAIK, it does not apply to messages moved via a rule… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@heridfan I’ve gotten it to work most of the time in Mojave by retrying: c-command.com/scripts/spamsi… In Catalina it seems to never work at all.

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@lapcatsoftware I still don’t understand why they removed the table view.

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Apple’s New Map Expands to Northeast U.S.
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iOS 13 Autocorrect Is Dru… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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iCloud Drive Features Removed/Postponed
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macOS 10.15 Switches From b… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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How My Application Ran Away and Called Home From Redmond: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/1…

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dropdmg DropDMG 3.5.8 improves the “Create macOS Install Disk” command, works around issues creating license agreements on… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@z31r4m @Eschatologuy I wonder if that’s due to the NSData.description change.

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Settings URLs Supported by iOS and iPadOS 13.1: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/0…

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Taiwan Flag Removed from iOS Emoji Keyboard in Hong Kong: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/0…

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File System Events Privacy Protections Bypass: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/0…

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One Year After “The Big Hack”: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/0…

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Adobe to Ban Users From Venezuela: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/0…

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@tapbot_paul This one ended up being about 30 minutes after the upload finished, which is about 10x the usual but n… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Yeah, this is a great time for the notarization server to be much slower than normal.

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@jgordonshare @danielpunkass I’ve written a lot of Java, but it doesn't fit into those categories for me (don’t lov… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@rjonesy Not sure what’s going on here because I thought your now-deleted tweets were super-clear. And you deleted… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@CraigGrannell Yep, I’m typing this on an Apple desktop keyboard with gouges in the S, D, and E keys. :-(

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NSDistributedNotificationCenter No Longer Supports nil Names: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/0…

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Keyboards as Competitive Advantage: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/0…

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Stop Saying, “We Take Your Privacy and Security Seriously”: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/10/0…

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HKmap Live Rejected From the App Store
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Scanbot Goes Freemium… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@jgordonshare I think it’s not well designed and has a bunch of really surprising behaviors that lead to bugs. But… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@mbessey I really love what I can do with AppleScript, but it was hard to learn. The Definitive Guide is what final… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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