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July 10th, 2019

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MacBook Air 2019 and New 13-inch MacBook Pro
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Backing Up macOS 10.15… https://t.co/oLc1wnbnlo

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WWDC 2019 Video Transcripts Now Available: https://t.co/E87vpnHYHg #mjtsaiblog

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

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

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@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… https://t.co/y2blWwKZc4

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@rosyna Right, but it’s perfectly valid to want to follow a link from somewhere else that opens up Zoom. It sounds… https://t.co/q0soKyIMDA

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

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

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@rosyna Right. But my understanding is that I can click a link to https://t.co/x2Flf5PPsG and then *that page* open… https://t.co/KErzRr8gVa

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

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

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@rosyna Also, “disabling” makes it sound like they did something to Safari to turn off the feature. It’s more like… https://t.co/zBPCBCoDR9

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@rosyna I think the “always” is entirely unwarranted because it assumes that the user understands what is being ask… https://t.co/bWJYYrnTcM

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@rosyna Why does it ask for confirmation every single time? Besides Zoom, what apps might a user have installed tha… https://t.co/y3F4Kj7rSr

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