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December 2020

Tiny Open and Save Dialogs in Big Sur: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/3…

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NSURL/SMB Precomposed Character Bug: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/3…

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Tiny Open and Save Dialogs in Big Sur: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/3…

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NSURL/SMB Precomposed Character Bug: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/3…

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Tiny Open and Save Dialogs in Big Sur: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/3…

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NSURL/SMB Precomposed Character Bug: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/3…

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Tiny Open and Save Dialogs in Big Sur: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/3…

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NSURL/SMB Precomposed Character Bug: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/3…

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Gazelle Ending Used Device Trade-ins: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/3…

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Mojave Security Update Removes Support for Automatic Snapshots: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/3…

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Apple Loses Copyright Claims Against Corellium: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/2…

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Mac App Store Updates Failing on Mojave: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/2…

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Essential and Accidental Complexity in Programming: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/2…

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Reverse Engineering the Source Code of the BioNTech/Pfizer SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/2…

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@lapcatsoftware That’s definitely helpful, although I often want to begin the selection within the link and select… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware I wish I could select text within a clickable link in Safari by holding down a modifier key. I thin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Swift Proposal for async/await
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Apple M1 Benchmarks… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Facebook Protests App Tracking Transparency
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App Store Small Busines… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Apple Removes Unlicensed Games From China App Store: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/2…

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Apple’s “Privacy Nutrition Labels” Are a Blessing and a Curse: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/2…

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@alexisgallagher I must have missed the resolution. Do you have a link?

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self in a Swift Self-executing Anonymous Closure: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/2…

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@deanpierce @BrendanEich No, the point is that we don’t want Apple to be able to derive anything. They use the term e2e in the same way.

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@deanpierce @BrendanEich The two ends are your device being backed up from and your device being restored to. Apple… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Booting an M1 Mac From an External Disk: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/2…

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Undocumented NSShadow Change on Catalina: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/2…

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dropdmg DropDMG 3.6.1 runs natively on Apple Silicon Macs, integrates with App Wrapper and SD Notary, improves the document… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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LG 27UK850-W: An Acceptable 27-inch Display: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/2…

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Zoom Executive Charged With Suppressing Calls: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/2…

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eaglefiler EagleFiler 1.9.2 improves searching, tags, importing from Twitter and Evernote, and more: c-command.com/blog/2020/12/2…

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Stripe’s Payments APIs: the First Ten Years: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/1…

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Apple Silicon Mac mini for Continuous Integration: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/1…

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Web Search Indexes and Ecosia in Safari: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/1…

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Apple TV App for Google Chromecast: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/1…

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@jaywalkn It’s not a very satisfying explanation because all anonymous sources, Apple wouldn’t comment, and apparen… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@jaywalkn Apparently. My post on that is linked at the bottom.

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@gruber Can we get an update on this piece since the court filings show that Epic was telling the truth? daringfireball.net/linked/2020/09…

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No More Downloadable macOS Updates: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/1…

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Where Is End-to-End Encryption for iCloud?: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/1…

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Where Is End-to-End Encryption for iCloud?: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/1…

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Pruning GitHub’s Code Search Index: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/1…

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iOS Autocorrect and the Delete Key: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/1…

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@betalogue @lapcatsoftware At least with a browser you can bookmark pages, make multiple windows/tabs, find within the page, etc.

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@ClassicII_MrMac So I should save a copy of the 12 GB installer?

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Still no downloadable macOS 11.1 update?

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Preview in Big Sur Destroying PDFs Again: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/1…

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Facebook Protests App Tracking Transparency: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/1…

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macOS 11.1
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Chrome Updater May Cause Mac Slowness… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@mmunz I haven’t heard back, either, except to say they would have a decision by December 30.

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@_AngeloidBeta Perhaps, although I wouldn’t expect that to show up in WindowServer. Have you tried it with Keystone… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Chrome Updater May Cause Mac Slowness: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/1…

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“Damaged” Apps That Can’t Be Opened: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/1…

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@tempelorg My customers have been getting that error, too, but when using .dmgs (which passed checksumming). Seems… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Swift Concurrency Interoperability With Objective-C: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/1…

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FTC Sues Facebook for Illegal Monopolization: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/1…

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spamsieve SpamSieve 2.9.41 adds support for macOS 11.1, improves compaibility with Apple Silicon Macs and Small Cubed MailSui… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@DamienPetrilli I’m still seeing editor issues. Not many compiler crashes lately. How can you really avoid generics… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@DamienPetrilli Are you referring to compiler crashes? Or the editor breaking down?

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@NSExceptional @DamienPetrilli This came up because I rewrote some old MRC code in Swift.

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Reviving or Restoring a Mac With Apple Silicon
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AirPods Max… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Upgrading From an iPhone XR to an iPhone 12 mini: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/1…

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Making TextEdit Create an Untitled Document at Launch: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/1…

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@DamienPetrilli I’m finding that iterating and sorting arrays of objects is slower than in Objective-C (MRC) becaus… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware None of my Radars ever got a reply. I did recently hear from a Mail user inside Apple who can repro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@tjluoma In this case, I thought if you *had* turned it off that would explain why the iOS app didn’t launch.

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@tjluoma I think it’s not very common. I usually hear about people turning SIP off because granting a permission fa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Cloudflare Web Analytics for Everyone: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/0…

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@rudyrichter @peternlewis Name and objects are both static strings. Observer is registering for object:nil.

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@rudyrichter @peternlewis Not sure. There’s no info dictionary, and some notifications with this poster and observe… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@peternlewis Thanks. I haven’t been able to reproduce it myself yet, but I have enough similar reports that I know something’s going on.

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Reviving or Restoring a Mac With Apple Silicon: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/0…

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Resources for Learning Objective-C and AppKit
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Safari 14.0.1 Is Miss… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Rosetta 2 Not Preinstalled
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The Apple Silicon M1… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Anyone else having intermittent problems with NSDistributedNotificationCenter on M1 Macs? The same notification wor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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TCC Doesn’t Prevent Protected Folders From Being Listed: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/0…

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An iOS Zero-click Radio Proximity Exploit Odyssey: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/0…

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Family Sharing for Subscriptions and IAPs: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/0…

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BlueMail Antitrust Case Against Apple Dismissed: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/0…

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iOS Apps on Mac Require System Integrity Protection: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/0…

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Enrolling in the App Store Small Business Program
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Potential… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@NSExceptional You can run whatever code you want on your Mac, just not at the same time. :(

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If I’m reading this right, since eligibility depends on the sales net of Apple’s commission, the line will *move* (… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Enrolling in the App Store Small Business Program: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/0…

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Official macOS Hosting and Amazon EC2: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/0…

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Porting Linux to Apple Silicon Macs: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/0…

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Is Big Sur’s System Volume Sealed?: mjtsai.com/blog/2020/12/0…

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The Apple Silicon M1
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Mail Data Loss in macOS 10.15
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@DamienPetrilli I still have trouble syncing music to my phone or backing it up over Wi-Fi. :(

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@howardnoakley @felix_schwarz @tempelorg I think you can send it an Apple event. Not sure how to do it from within the app itself.

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@lapcatsoftware @felix_schwarz @howardnoakley @tempelorg What are you testing on? I think the change occurred in 10.11.

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@felix_schwarz @howardnoakley @tempelorg I mean default in the sense of what macOS does when the app doesn’t specif… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@felix_schwarz @howardnoakley @tempelorg There was a key change a few releases later where automatic termination be… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@felix_schwarz @howardnoakley @tempelorg Yes, sorry, you’re right that they really are stopped at launch. But it’s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@felix_schwarz @howardnoakley @tempelorg …what ended up working for me was to disable Automatic Termination in -app… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@felix_schwarz @howardnoakley @tempelorg This confused me when Apple enabled it by default a few years ago because… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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