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Sticky: Well, with the new sheriff in town, I predict... 6,025 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, with the new sheriff in town, I predict things are going to be much quieter from now on.
Posted by cchris, on Jul 28, 2008 at 05:33 PM, in Delicious Monster
This forum is so last year. Check out the NEW double-secret DL forum! 4,245 Views / 7 Replies  
Apparently, this forum died and nobody told us about it. There's a new DL "Customer service & support for Delicious Monster" site (http://getsatisfaction.com/deliciousmonster) where all the cool kids...
Posted by cchris, on Jul 21, 2008 at 09:32 AM, in Delicious Monster
Update: Publishing to a folder still doesn't... 3,138 Views / 13 Replies  
Update:

Publishing to a folder still doesn't work for a large library like mine. Problems with DL and large libraries aren't unexpected, avoiding them in the released version was the main reason I...
Posted by cchris, on Jul 21, 2008 at 09:13 AM, in Delicious Monster
Alright, got the 2.0.2 beta...and there's no... 3,138 Views / 13 Replies  
Alright, got the 2.0.2 beta...and there's no ReadMe file saying what's new and improved, what a surprise.

Well, here's what hasn't been fixed:

Still uses Delicious Library 1's help
Still only...
Posted by cchris, on Jul 20, 2008 at 02:14 PM, in Delicious Monster
Y'know hmelman, if DL2 was freeware I wouldn't be... 3,118 Views / 16 Replies  
Y'know hmelman, if DL2 was freeware I wouldn't be complaining. If it cost $5 bucks I'd shrug and be patient. But I bought DL1 in October last year for $40 and have spent another $20 on the upgrade,...
Posted by cchris, on Jul 14, 2008 at 11:30 PM, in Delicious Monster
Terry said Since DL2 was released,... 3,118 Views / 16 Replies  
Terry said



Since DL2 was released, we've had one patch that fixed a cataclysmic error for people importing large libraries from DL1. Now, months later, we're finding out that something as...
Posted by cchris, on Jul 14, 2008 at 10:39 PM, in Delicious Monster
Thanks for the reply hmelman! You'd think DL... 3,118 Views / 16 Replies  
Thanks for the reply hmelman! You'd think DL support would mention that as a warning before telling people to do it. :brick:

I'm not too upset about the stars being messed up because half the time...
Posted by cchris, on Jul 14, 2008 at 10:22 PM, in Delicious Monster
Hi Terry, I'm worried about using that hard... 3,118 Views / 16 Replies  
Hi Terry,

I'm worried about using that hard reload command, will it wipe out edits I've made to an item? I'd hate to lose genre corrections and other changes I've made to items just because DL2...
Posted by cchris, on Jul 14, 2008 at 09:58 PM, in Delicious Monster
Whoo boy, that misunderstanding belongs in Tales... 3,331 Views / 21 Replies  
Whoo boy, that misunderstanding belongs in Tales of Tech Support! It comes close to beating out my favorite (http://www.ahajokes.com/fp045.html):
Posted by cchris, on Jul 12, 2008 at 03:50 PM, in Delicious Monster
Good for you! DL2 does import DL1 pretty reliably... 2,897 Views / 5 Replies  
Good for you! DL2 does import DL1 pretty reliably now since the 2.0.1 beta fixed a nasty problem with importing large libraries.
Posted by cchris, on Jul 10, 2008 at 12:12 PM, in Delicious Monster
You may not be aware of it, but Wil has said that... 3,331 Views / 21 Replies  
You may not be aware of it, but Wil has said that the tech support team (Terry and Maja) will get a bonus (http://twitter.com/wilshipley/statuses/849633987) if they clear all messages out by the...
Posted by cchris, on Jul 10, 2008 at 12:05 PM, in Delicious Monster
Wil professed... 3,138 Views / 13 Replies  
Wil professed (http://delicious-monster.com/downloads/Delicious%20Library%202%20Beta/DeliciousLibrary2.zip) surprise at the high number of support emails he got. When you dump a seriously flawed...
Posted by cchris, on Jul 10, 2008 at 11:45 AM, in Delicious Monster
Okay, I just checked my version and it is 2.0.1.... 3,138 Views / 13 Replies  
Okay, I just checked my version and it is 2.0.1. :hmm:

Evidently what Wil meant to say was the beta for 2.0.1 is out now. Minor typo but somewhat ironic coming as it did at the end of a mea culpa...
Posted by cchris, on Jul 9, 2008 at 08:27 PM, in Delicious Monster
Terry are you out there? Wil's said version 2.0.2... 3,138 Views / 13 Replies  
Terry are you out there? Wil's said version 2.0.2 is available, can you provide a link that works?
Posted by cchris, on Jul 9, 2008 at 02:29 PM, in Delicious Monster
Really? Thought it downloaded 2.0.2, I'll have to... 3,138 Views / 13 Replies  
Really? Thought it downloaded 2.0.2, I'll have to recheck the version number when I get home tonight.
Posted by cchris, on Jul 9, 2008 at 01:41 PM, in Delicious Monster
The beta for DL2 2.0.2 is out 3,138 Views / 13 Replies  
From Wil's blog (http://wilshipley.com/blog/2008/07/pimp-my-code-part-15-greatest-bug-of.html)



The beta for 2.0.2 is out now...
Posted by cchris, on Jul 9, 2008 at 11:14 AM, in Delicious Monster
Your initial read on the status of DL2 is... 2,897 Views / 5 Replies  
Your initial read on the status of DL2 is correct, it does many things poorly that are fundamental to its purpose. In an ideal world (i.e. one where value-given-for-value-received held sway), DL2...
Posted by cchris, on Jul 8, 2008 at 04:28 PM, in Delicious Monster
I submitted this problem (not being able to edit... 2,689 Views / 6 Replies  
I submitted this problem (not being able to edit multiple items in a shelf) as a bug report last month. I haven't had a reply back on it with a workaround, so I'm assuming it's a valid bug they'll...
Posted by cchris, on Jul 8, 2008 at 09:22 AM, in Delicious Monster
DL2's non-threatening error message 2,757 Views / 0 Replies  
I was just trying out exporting my library to a web site and it appeared to have stalled at "10 of 14...". A couple of minutes ago, while I was waiting to see if it was really dead or just pining for...
Posted by cchris, on Jul 6, 2008 at 11:35 PM, in Delicious Monster
You're welcome! I don't think DL2 allows... 2,657 Views / 4 Replies  
You're welcome!

I don't think DL2 allows adding multiple items of the same name (you can duplicate one once it's in DL2 however). When I've tried dragging items from Amazon onto DL2, if it's...
Posted by cchris, on Jul 6, 2008 at 09:10 PM, in Delicious Monster
Try this: Create a smart shelf where Played... 2,657 Views / 4 Replies  
Try this:

Create a smart shelf where Played / Viewed / Read is set to No.

As you're adding items to DL2, leave the played / read box unchecked and they will automatically appear in the smart...
Posted by cchris, on Jul 6, 2008 at 08:32 PM, in Delicious Monster
Thanks alex, I'll give that a try. 2,615 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks alex, I'll give that a try.
Posted by cchris, on Jul 5, 2008 at 11:37 PM, in Delicious Monster
DL2 taking nearly three minutes to start up 2,615 Views / 2 Replies  
It's taking much longer to start up than DL1 did. Also, if I leave DL2 on overnight, when I start using the Mac again, I have to quit out of DL because the Mac's disk drive thrashes constantly and is...
Posted by cchris, on Jul 5, 2008 at 10:01 PM, in Delicious Monster
You've just described what is known as beta... 3,069 Views / 10 Replies  
You've just described what is known as beta testing, which is where DL2 should still be. But if it was, there wouldn't be anything new to sell at the Delicious Library store, so Wil wouldn't be able...
Posted by cchris, on Jul 5, 2008 at 10:14 AM, in Delicious Monster
Thanks for the tip, rodman! That's so intuitively... 2,862 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the tip, rodman! That's so intuitively obvious I should have figured it out myself,
I can see why Wil & Co. didn't think we'd need a manual or anything when we purchased DL2 (hey, what do...
Posted by cchris, on Jul 2, 2008 at 09:36 AM, in Delicious Monster
Do you have a lot of items recently added to your... 1,298 Views / 2 Replies  
Do you have a lot of items recently added to your collections? DL likes to check in with Amazon to add links to the database for items similar to those already in your collection (it's a feature,...
Posted by cchris, on Jun 26, 2008 at 11:24 PM, in Delicious Monster
Well, that clears that up! If, like me,... 3,069 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, that clears that up!

If, like me, you've been wondering why the sudden rush to distribute DL2 even though it's double-plus unready, this appears to be the answer from Wil...
Posted by cchris, on Jun 26, 2008 at 11:10 PM, in Delicious Monster
So what's with releasing DL2 in its bug-ridden... 3,069 Views / 10 Replies  
So what's with releasing DL2 in its bug-ridden state? Keeping with the theme of this thread, there's another interesting article, this time by Paul at Rogue Amoeba about "The Delicious Generation...
Posted by cchris, on Jun 26, 2008 at 12:14 PM, in Delicious Monster
I don't remember everyone being so viciously... 3,069 Views / 10 Replies  
I don't remember everyone being so viciously opinionated here that it would have forced Wil's hand, opinions on when DL2 should be released followed the bell curve: most wondered at the delay but...
Posted by cchris, on Jun 25, 2008 at 08:55 AM, in Delicious Monster
It was interesting how many commenters complained... 3,069 Views / 10 Replies  
It was interesting how many commenters complained about DL2 being too buggy to release. I'm fascinated by the decision making that went into releasing DL2 in its current condition. Wil Shipley,...
Posted by cchris, on Jun 24, 2008 at 11:03 PM, in Delicious Monster
Interesting Ars Technica article on DL2 3,069 Views / 10 Replies  
Do not adjust your browser: Delicious Library 2 is out (http://arstechnica.com/journals/apple.ars/2008/05/26/do-not-adjust-your-browser-delicious-library-2-is-out)



The comments after the...
Posted by cchris, on Jun 24, 2008 at 10:04 PM, in Delicious Monster
Hi tallis, I submitted this as a bug report... 1,211 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi tallis,

I submitted this as a bug report during the beta months ago. Since it hasn't been fixed my guess is it isn't an easy fix.
Posted by cchris, on Jun 24, 2008 at 04:56 PM, in Delicious Monster
Hi Terry, The results from using the... 3,082 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi Terry,

The results from using the "defaults read com.apple.iTunes" command were too long to post here so I just emailed them to you.
Posted by cchris, on Jun 21, 2008 at 10:51 AM, in Delicious Monster
Thanks Terry, the new beta worked on my book... 1,196 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks Terry, the new beta worked on my book library. Strangely though, it didn't work on the iTunes library, as only 7000 of 60000 tracks were added to DL2.
Posted by cchris, on Jun 21, 2008 at 12:58 AM, in Delicious Monster
Thanks Terry, the new beta worked on my book... 3,082 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks Terry, the new beta worked on my book library. Strangely though, it didn't work on the iTunes library, as only 7000 of 60000 were added to DL2.
Posted by cchris, on Jun 21, 2008 at 12:57 AM, in Delicious Monster
Has anyone been able to convert a large library to DL2? 1,196 Views / 2 Replies  
I haven't been able to get my DL1 library to convert to DL2 after trying it several times. Tonight, after installing DL2 v10407, I gave it another try.

It stalled two-thirds of the way through...
Posted by cchris, on Jun 20, 2008 at 12:03 AM, in Delicious Monster
Wil has said before he'll give dissatisfied ... 1,241 Views / 8 Replies  
Wil has said before he'll give dissatisfied customers their money back. Email Delicious Terry and tell her you'd like a refund, I'm sure they'll understand why.
Posted by cchris, on Jun 1, 2008 at 06:34 PM, in Delicious Monster
Thanks for your reply! Evidently DL2 isn't... 2,360 Views / 19 Replies  
Thanks for your reply! Evidently DL2 isn't renaming my DL1 library items, so they're not getting understandable names. But DL2 won't import my entire DL1 library without crashing, so there's probably...
Posted by cchris, on Jun 1, 2008 at 02:51 PM, in Delicious Monster
Maybe by version 3 they'll have the Help done for... 1,962 Views / 33 Replies  
Maybe by version 3 they'll have the Help done for version 2.
Posted by cchris, on Jun 1, 2008 at 02:47 PM, in Delicious Monster
Ah, now you're probably getting the dreaded... 1,241 Views / 8 Replies  
Ah, now you're probably getting the dreaded error:

Program Error Encountered
<*** -[NSCFArray objectAtIndex:]: index (39) beyond bounds (39)>

I've got a report in on that one too. I agree...
Posted by cchris, on Jun 1, 2008 at 02:43 PM, in Delicious Monster
Wil and I worked on the problem early on, but... 1,241 Views / 8 Replies  
Wil and I worked on the problem early on, but there was no quick answer. He said when things quieted down that he'd create a special DL2 version that would tell me what was happening when things...
Posted by cchris, on Jun 1, 2008 at 10:51 AM, in Delicious Monster
Thanks for the tip! Am I missing something or... 2,360 Views / 19 Replies  
Thanks for the tip!
Am I missing something or do all the book titles look something like this:

B3E21CDC-3146-4533-9E47-96BCCBEDB327.delicious2book

I've got several thousand of those and they...
Posted by cchris, on Jun 1, 2008 at 10:36 AM, in Delicious Monster
Poll: I voted "Still feels like a public Beta." But I... 1,442 Views / 10 Replies  
I voted "Still feels like a public Beta." But I could just as easily have picked "I'm thoroughly underwhelmed. Going back to DL1". In my case I don't have a choice, DL2 won't import my library so I'm...
Posted by cchris, on May 31, 2008 at 04:30 PM, in Delicious Monster
That error you got is what I saw when I tried... 1,159 Views / 4 Replies  
That error you got is what I saw when I tried exporting my DL1 library and importing it into DL2. I was on the beta test and have submitted an error report on this problem but haven't received a...
Posted by cchris, on May 30, 2008 at 11:52 PM, in Delicious Monster
I ran into what sounds like the same problem... 1,241 Views / 8 Replies  
I ran into what sounds like the same problem you're experiencing when I was beta testing. I've never been able to get DL2 to import my entire DL1 library (from DL1 Books only 3200 of 4200, and DL1...
Posted by cchris, on May 30, 2008 at 11:46 PM, in Delicious Monster
OK, horizontal sucks, but it's not THAT bad. 1,999 Views / 24 Replies  
I was a beta tester and this issue did come up. Wil's reply to negative comments was --paraphrasing here-- that a decision was made early on that the vertical layout would no longer be used. Mike...
Posted by cchris, on May 30, 2008 at 11:08 PM, in Delicious Monster
Wil Shipley: On the Creation and Maintenance of Hype 1,970 Views / 7 Replies  
If you haven't already seen this:



Viddler.com - C4[1] Shipley: Monster Marketing - Uploaded by rentzsch (http://www.viddler.com/explore/rentzsch/videos/4/)
Posted by cchris, on Feb 12, 2008 at 09:49 AM, in Delicious Monster
 
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