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

July 10th, 2019

Posts updated today:

MacBook Air 2019 and New 13-inch MacBook Pro
mjtsai.com/blog/2019/07/0…

Backing Up macOS 10.15… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Tweetbot for Mac

WWDC 2019 Video Transcripts Now Available: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/07/1…

via IFTTT

@grynspan @rosyna Sure, I believe you have my e-mail. Thanks!

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to grynspan

@rosyna Yeah, I’m not defending Zoom’s sketchy actions. I’m just saying that there’s a real user experience issue here.

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to rosyna

@rosyna The crux of it is that it’s useful to be able to follow a link that does something in an app. But that can… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to rosyna

@rosyna Right, but it’s perfectly valid to want to follow a link from somewhere else that opens up Zoom. It sounds… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to rosyna

@rosyna Then how does it address the issue Zoom was trying to work around?

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to rosyna

@grynspan @rosyna I have JavaScript URLs in my Safari bookmarks bar that send info about the current page to MarsEdit and EagleFiler.

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to grynspan

@rosyna Right. But my understanding is that I can click a link to zoom.us and then *that page* open… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to rosyna

@rosyna Thanks. Doesn’t seem like universal links would address my bookmarklet use case since the domains aren’t statically known.

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to rosyna

@rosyna I guess I don’t see how universal links prevent the problem. Wouldn’t you still be vulnerable to trampolines?

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to rosyna

@rosyna Also, “disabling” makes it sound like they did something to Safari to turn off the feature. It’s more like… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to rosyna

@rosyna I think the “always” is entirely unwarranted because it assumes that the user understands what is being ask… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to rosyna

@rosyna Why does it ask for confirmation every single time? Besides Zoom, what apps might a user have installed tha… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to rosyna