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August 2019

@jmfd DTS eventually got access to one of the builds and (assuming they weren’t in the submission) told me that I n… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Feedback Assistant Replaces Bug Reporter
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SF Symbols
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AMP Server-Side Rendering
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Music.app on macOS 10.15… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Why Spiderweb’s Games “Look Like Crap”: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/2…

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@siegel @Schwieb Weird. While I was shipping apps for 8+ months like this with no problems, @davidkocher ran into t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@Schwieb rdar://problem/54347278 is for my issue. And I also just learned about openradar.appspot.com/radar?id=50057…

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@uliwitness @Schwieb It’s a BBEdit diff window, and the comment that looks different is doubly highlighted because… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@Schwieb Highlighted part got stripped. (This was at the point where DTS advised me to add extra entitlements that… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@Schwieb Right. I had an XML comment before each <key> in the plist (which did pass validation) to say what it was… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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This took a while to figure out because my app was getting rejected for not launching. App Review doesn’t like to s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@davidkocher That’s interesting. It didn’t affect me in 2018, and I guess they resolved it for you, but it came back around April 2019.

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@krzyzanowskim I don’t think so. That’s talking about the Info.plist, and also I verified that everything was corre… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@danielpunkass Cool. Wonder whether they can fix all the text that got improperly rewrapped, or if it’s permanently… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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There’s currently a bug in App Store submission, where if an entitlements file has comments, some of the entitlemen… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@bradeeoh I don’t think I actually need the scroll view. I just want to be able to save/restore the scrolling state.

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@deeje Looks cool. Surprised to hear that NSPersistentCloudKitContainer doesn’t use NSPersistentHistoryTracking. I… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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NetNewsWire 5 Public Beta
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Trusting SDKs
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Persistent History Tracking in Core Data: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/2…

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@galooticus Not yet, but the parts I’m using are deprecated.

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Home Sharing Improvements in macOS Catalina: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/2…

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The Fate of the iTunes Store in macOS Catalina: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/2…

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OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock
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Annoying Catalina Security Features… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Apple Card Lacks Web Interface, Sends Push Notifications
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Feedback A… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@krzyzanowskim I don’t think so. The symbol is from 10.6, before iCloud.

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Was thinking about removing some old file manager calls, but it looks like NSURLCustomIconKey is still unimplemente… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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It’s great that Keyboard Maestro and OmniGraffle can generate AppleScript, too: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/1…

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eaglefiler EagleFiler 1.8.9 improves display of Adobe Illustrator files, renaming files, importing from Evernote, viewing anim… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@tperfitt @rosyna @hey_pom The 1:21 time was with Little Snitch turned off entirely.

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@rosyna @hey_pom Thanks. I’ll try that when I start submitting using Xcode 11. How long is considered normal?

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@hey_pom @rosyna I’m trying to do that, but it complains about -v. The help suggest that it means --validate-app ra… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@Jon_Alper I don’t know. I don’t remember that being an issue. The desktops had plenty of ports. For notebooks, I g… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@Jon_Alper I was initially much more sympathetic to that idea. But after all these years and essentially zero progr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@Jon_Alper I don’t see why putting it inside or outside the computer would change that. I don’t even necessarily wa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Code Generation via “curl --libcurl”: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/1…

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Catalina, App Notarization, and Sparkle: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/1…

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Catalina, App Notarization, and Sparkle: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/1…

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@pmcg @daringfireball I use IFTTT to monitor the RSS feed—not sure why that sometimes takes a while. I think… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@rmayoff It looks correct to me. Could you check again?

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@DamienPetrilli Yep, so many errors just trying to submit a bug.

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spamsieve SpamSieve 2.9.37 adds support for macOS 10.15, improves documentation, error messages, and moving trained messages… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Apple Files Lawsuit Against Corellium for iOS Virtualization: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/1…

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App Store Editorial Stories on the Web: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/1…

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Sandboxing & Quarantine Flags
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Apple Is Locking Batteries to Specifi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Apple Card Lacks Web Interface, Sends Push Notifications
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Attorney G… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Global Mac Defaults and Hidden Preferences: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/1…

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The Cost of Sharing iOS and Android Code at Dropbox: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/1…

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Facebook and Microsoft Contractors Listen to Recordings, Too: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/1…

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@howardnoakley My main point is that this is very useful for sheets, which most users don’t think of as windows. Al… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@howardnoakley NSWindowResizeTime can also be used to *decrease* the time, e.g. to make sheets open more quickly.

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@jesse_squires Workaround is to instead send the action on mouse-up, which admittedly isn’t great because menus are… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@jesse_squires Regarding right-click, I’ve seen issues sending the action on mouse-down such as the icon highlighti… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Verizon Sells Tumblr to Automattic: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/1…

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Apple Card Lacks Web Interface, Sends Push Notifications: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/1…

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Grief From Transitioning to Subscriptions
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Apple Is Locking Batteries to Specific iPhones
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macOS 10.14.5 Whitel… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@isaiah That’s great to hear. Congrats on 11 years.

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RIP AirPower, But Great Gadget Chargers Abound: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/1…

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Grief From Transitioning to Subscriptions: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/1…

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AirPods Charger Teardown and Reverse Engineering: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/1…

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Google Chrome Incognito Mode Can Still Be Detected: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/1…

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@mcelhearn Right, just wanted to document what it is, since there’s some confusion.

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“Mastered for iTunes” Becomes “Apple Digital Masters”: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/0…

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Windmill for iPhone Rejected From the App Store: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/0…

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Hacker-Friendly iPhones and Mac Bug Bounty
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Practical Concurrency: S… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Apple Is Locking Batteries to Specific iPhones: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/0…

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iOS 13 to Limit VoIP API, Eliminate Background Activity: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/0…

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Apple News+ Revenue
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Practical Concurrency: Some Rules… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Apple Card Exporting and Arbitration: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/0…

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Suggestions As Part of the Pro Workflow Team: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/0…

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Downloading AT&T Wireless Usage Data: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/0…

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Practical Concurrency: Some Rules: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/0…

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Hacker-Friendly iPhones and Mac Bug Bounty Program: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/0…

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Yelp Inserts Tracking Phone Numbers: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/0…

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Equifax Breach Settlement
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Performance of Combine… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@mattbirchler Thanks! Interesting results. I would have expected Excel to do better, as it has worked well on large… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Cloudflare and Voxility Ban 8Chan: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/0…

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Apple No Longer Is the iPhone Company: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/0…

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Netflix vs. Blockbuster Total Access: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/08/0…

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@kuba_suder It seems like they deliberately redesigned it to use large views in a single column. I’m not sure why—i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@kuba_suder Except that the classic layout no longer has real columns.

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@pmcg Yeah, I guess that’s because the phone is sending the firmware each time?

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@pmcg Are you referring to the reliability?

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@thistly Yep, tried private mode and resetting all the web site data.

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@pmcg Yeah, the first one took forever for me and got stuck with a blank screen for hours; I eventually had to hard reboot.

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@NSExceptional mjtsai.com/blog/tag/esote… And I think there’s an app that has a lot of them built-in. I want to say it… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@jnadeau @danielpunkass That said, now that I know you don’t wish to be quoted, I’m happy to respect your wishes. (… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@jnadeau @danielpunkass contexts. I thought that what you wrote was of general interest, not of a personal nature,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@jnadeau @danielpunkass For better or worse, I think that’s pretty much what Twitter is, a way of spreading snippet… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@NSExceptional I think the context of that comment was for Mac. Good to note that this exists for iOS, though.

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Mixing License Codes and the Mac App Store
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Equifax Breach Settlemen… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The Man Who Built The Retweet
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On Switching from iPad to Chromebook… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Apple Contractors “Regularly Hear Confidential Details” on Siri Recordings… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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