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April 2020

@lapcatsoftware My point is, why is the API launching files that are not bundled apps?

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@lapcatsoftware But isn’t the quarantine xattr on the .app folder, whereas TextEdit would only strip it from the Mach-O file?

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@lapcatsoftware Launching apps is fine. Apps probably went through Gatekeeper and notarization before first launch.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware It is two issues, but I’m not that worried about an app removing a document’s quarantine flag so lo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware I’m assuming (perhaps incorrectly) that the launch command you gave would work with any path. If so… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Putting aside the entitlement, I don’t want a random app that happens to discover the path of one of my shell scrip… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware Re: “Reflections”, why do you see the problem as the entitlement rather than the fact that any app… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@VadimShpakovski So you think App Store Connect shouldn't warn about this?

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@noahsark769 @steipete I think you have the right solution, but I’m not sure about the reasoning. I don’t see any N… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@jnadeau The Bundle API does seem to work. Thanks!

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iPhone SE 2020: Single Image Monocular Depth Estimation: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/2…

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Presidential Simulation App Removed From the App Store: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/2…

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@nubero Thanks. Do you have an RSS feed?

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@chucker @pmjordan Yep, I saw that when Patrick retweeted it yesterday. Thanks!

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Image Capture HEIF Conversion Padding: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/2…

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@lapcatsoftware Most will get deleted or only turn into a link in another post at some point in the future.

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@lapcatsoftware Drafts are sorted by Edited Date in MarsEdit, so anything I don’t touch for a while tends to get bu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware Better late than never? I’m using a new tagging system in MarsEdit to hopefully not lose track of pending updates anymore.

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Throttling Due to Thunderbolt Left Proximity Sensor: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/2…

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WebKit: Inline Caching With Delete: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/2…

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The Most Impactful iPad Apps of the Decade: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/2…

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iOS Mail Vulnerabilities in MFMutableData: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/2…

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NativeConnect in the Mac App Store: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/2…

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Facecharm Rejected From the App Store: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/2…

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@DavidVII Yes, includePendingChanges is true by default.

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This is “correct” because you don’t want it to fault in the properties just for the purpose of sorting, but as far… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Answer: If you have `includesPropertyValues: false` it *will* sort the results in the database (even w/o fetching t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@tempelorg Yep. I discovered this after a backup I’d deliberately formatted as HFS+ was really slow. Turns out the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@altimac I presume that will give you an error? I’m thinking of a case where the sort descriptors can be translated… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@mattt You are right about managedObjectIDResultType (and that’s documented), but the case I’m thinking of is with… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@sanguish Yeah, as far as I can tell this specific case was never documented.

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Core Data Trivia: When should you expect your fetched managed objects to *not* be ordered according to the sort descriptors?

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@tylerhall I’ve been meaning to link to that one.

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There Should Be an iCloud Keychain App: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/2…

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Thanks to Rogue Amoeba for sponsoring my blog this week! Check out their SoundSource app and get 20% off:… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@nickheer Amazing how well it scales. Currently, it says 26K people are playing. “Our service is currently experien… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Trello Account Claimed Using Secondary E-mail: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/1…

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Chrome vs. Safari: Energy Use and Compatibility: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/1…

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@pjaspers I haven’t seen any documentation on this, but currently I’m getting SCO with the original AirPods and AAC with the Pros.

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@jeffbax I hear that a lot, but for me the old tapping is nearly 100% accurate.

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@aussiemandeous The classic ones are easier to use, but at least for me the Pros stay in better when lying down. Th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@Jon_Alper Interesting. I would say that if anything the Pros stay in my ears a little better.

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Intercepting Economic Impact Payments: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/1…

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@41Rco Yeah, I wish they would do it.

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@41Rco I’m guessing that most people (not me) liked the iPhone SE in spite of its size, not because of it.

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@johnvoorhees It modifies the contextual menu, not the Services menu.

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eaglefiler EagleFiler 1.8.13 improves importing from Apple Mail, DEVONthink, Leaf, and News Explorer. It also improves the rec… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@johnvoorhees Yes, I think it was a good idea to set that expectation early.

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SoundSource From Rogue Amoeba (Sponsor): mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/1…

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Resources for Learning Objective-C and AppKit: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/1…

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@speisert @wincent @arqbackup I’m still using v6, but none of my 4 old backups are working with it. So for now I st… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@natevancouver Thanks for the link. I updated, it went badly, developer has been trying to help but is swamped.

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Every Zoom Security and Privacy Flaw So Far: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/1…

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The Windmill Source Code Is Now Public: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/1…

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CloudKit Impressions From a NetNewsWire Developer: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/1…

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macOS 10.15.4 Supplemental Update: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/0…

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HBO to Drop Support for Apple TV 2 & 3: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/0…

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@nicklockwood Yeah. At least file reference URLs are no longer the same type, though.

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@wincent @arqbackup I also got over a million of these errors.

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Apple’s Information Systems & Technology Division: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/0…

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App Store Sandbox Dropping Requests: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/0…

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Amazon Prime Video Now Allows In-App Rentals and Purchases: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/0…

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App Store Rules Limit Rival Gaming Services: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/0…

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iPad Pro 2020 Includes Microphone Hardware Disconnect: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/0…

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Swift Bridging of allHeaderFields: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/0…

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Opening Large CSV Files in Numbers 10.0: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/0…

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The Case for Postponing macOS 10.16: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/0…

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The Case for Postponing macOS 10.16: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/04/0…

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@drobeson @eurozerozero Thanks. I’ve been talking with the server folks and have increased the capacity. Please let… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@eurozerozero Thanks for letting me know! I think it’s back up now.

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@lucvandal Do you mean that your certificate was invalid at the time that you signed the app? Presumably they didn’… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@danallen46 It seems to me like enough people are seeing an issue that something must have happened in 10.15.4, but… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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