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You also forgot that spotlight supports arbitrary... 813 Views / 8 Replies  
You also forgot that spotlight supports arbitrary file types and is _FAST_ very unlike any windows search.
Posted by K++, on Feb 18, 2005 at 12:42 PM, in macOS
You miss the point entirely. A System Restore... 2,106 Views / 59 Replies  
You miss the point entirely. A System Restore isn't necessary as part of the sytem, it's just a waste of space and resources because OS X doesn't suffer from teh same fragilty that windows does.
...
Posted by K++, on Feb 18, 2005 at 12:35 PM, in macOS
the QT API is a well tested API that is used A... 1,778 Views / 50 Replies  
the QT API is a well tested API that is used A LOT of places in OS X, also QT isn't solely responsible for previews, simple text based tpyes are also previewed. But PDFs do show you a whole page, the...
Posted by K++, on Dec 25, 2004 at 05:51 PM, in macOS
Actually, it is very connected to monitor. While... 3,372 Views / 60 Replies  
Actually, it is very connected to monitor. While on my Apple Studio Display the text does look gorgeous, I recall looking over one girls shoulder as she was using Adium on her newer model PowerBook...
Posted by K++, on Dec 10, 2004 at 09:06 PM, in macOS
Re: no solution for this problem. 3,372 Views / 60 Replies  
They already have, as is eveidenced by the fact that the text rendering in OS X is largely regarded as the best there is and Panther's updates improved it further to maintian the shape of the actual...
Posted by K++, on Dec 10, 2004 at 01:24 AM, in macOS
Re: Re: Re: Why my next computer probably won't be another Powerbook 5,265 Views / 52 Replies  
It's slower because the JVM is little-endian while macs/PowerPCs are big endian. The day apple makes it run native speed they will be gods amongst CS gods.
Posted by K++, on Dec 8, 2004 at 10:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Why my next computer probably won't be another Powerbook 5,265 Views / 52 Replies  
LInux is ugly as hell and draws straight to the screen. It is an awful UI system. The speed of text entry in Terminal has nothing to do with Quartz being slow or your powerbook being slow. That is...
Posted by K++, on Dec 8, 2004 at 10:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
yes. and sucks to be you. There is a program on... 524 Views / 2 Replies  
yes. and sucks to be you. There is a program on the big old interweb that fixes these kinds of mpgs. I lost it long ago and have yet to find it again. google is your friend, I wish you luck in...
Posted by K++, on Oct 31, 2004 at 05:38 PM, in macOS
Xerox PARC. They had them in there long before... 21,241 Views / 209 Replies  
Xerox PARC. They had them in there long before Apple took the entire GUI from them, Apple took them out to simplify the OS and removed the extra mosue buttons. PARC had three buttons and menus on...
Posted by K++, on Oct 31, 2004 at 05:31 PM, in macOS
Your joking right? They admitted that XP added... 21,241 Views / 209 Replies  
Your joking right? They admitted that XP added Fast-User Switching before they did, but they did it correctly, and they acknowledged Window only because they decided to use the same name to make...
Posted by K++, on Oct 31, 2004 at 05:19 PM, in macOS
Re: Re: Growl customization??? 1,488 Views / 27 Replies  
Trust me, It's not. As far as themes go only seperate display Plugins and their preferences will be added. In the current svn source tree there are 4 useful display types: Bubbles, Smoke, Bezel, and...
Posted by K++, on Oct 14, 2004 at 01:27 AM, in GUI Customization
Is this programmatically as in what does it call... 396 Views / 1 Replies  
Is this programmatically as in what does it call while running, or over the source as in what calls does this class make?

The first one you can't do cleanly in Java since it doesn't have IMPs or...
Posted by K++, on Sep 28, 2004 at 06:41 PM, in Developer Center
Where the hell did my last paragraph go?? And why... 1,057 Views / 27 Replies  
Where the hell did my last paragraph go?? And why doesn't it show who edited it out??

[QUOTE]Originally posted by Kristoff:
No, let me break it down for you:

1) System.arraycopy is a native...
Posted by K++, on Sep 21, 2004 at 05:10 AM, in Developer Center
Okay, I need to spell it out I did and... 1,057 Views / 27 Replies  
Okay, I need to spell it out



I did and it says exactly what I said and meant how i meant to say it.



Finishing that sentence, "... double check your work and verify that each and every...
Posted by K++, on Sep 20, 2004 at 04:10 PM, in Developer Center
Of course it throws it, after all it can't be a... 1,057 Views / 27 Replies  
Of course it throws it, after all it can't be a java method without throwing some exception or another but I said for "EACH AND EVERY INDEX", As I was instructed, that level of checking is skipped...
Posted by K++, on Sep 20, 2004 at 02:14 PM, in Developer Center
Not to rain on the locks parade, but those are... 698 Views / 10 Replies  
Not to rain on the locks parade, but those are unnecessary here since the NSTasks are returning control after execution. Also the problem wouldn't exist if he was using the right tools for the job,...
Posted by K++, on Sep 19, 2004 at 09:36 PM, in Developer Center
two things 1) You should be using... 698 Views / 10 Replies  
two things
1) You should be using NSTemporaryDirectory()
2) You should be using [NSFileManager removeFileAtPath:handler:
Posted by K++, on Sep 19, 2004 at 08:17 PM, in Developer Center
Actually, its faster only because it forgoes... 1,057 Views / 27 Replies  
Actually, its faster only because it forgoes Java's need to double check your work and verify that each and every index is a valid one. Hence you'll get no IndexOutOfBoundException. I shouldn't need...
Posted by K++, on Sep 19, 2004 at 07:31 PM, in Developer Center
That is monstrously ugly, I don't hate Brushed... 21,241 Views / 209 Replies  
That is monstrously ugly, I don't hate Brushed Metal, I just hate ugly Brushed Metal apps.
Posted by K++, on Sep 15, 2004 at 06:04 PM, in macOS
Or... Cmd-Shift-3-Ctrl and it goes to the... 1,155 Views / 13 Replies  
Or...

Cmd-Shift-3-Ctrl and it goes to the clipboard, open preview, hit paste, then save as a jpg, voila.


Suck on that 3rd party apps.
Posted by K++, on Jul 27, 2004 at 04:51 PM, in macOS
yes, this was ohhh so subtle. Congrats on such an... 732 Views / 5 Replies  
yes, this was ohhh so subtle. Congrats on such an excellently crafted post.
Posted by K++, on Jul 27, 2004 at 03:10 PM, in macOS
I take it back, that text is awful, I have an... 6,166 Views / 50 Replies  
I take it back, that text is awful, I have an APple Studio displa yand ever pixel is perfect, but since you took a screencap and not a picture of the screen, I assume the problem is the video card. ...
Posted by K++, on Jul 14, 2004 at 04:10 PM, in macOS
You MUST be looking at different minimun... 7,158 Views / 103 Replies  
You MUST be looking at different minimun requirements than I was. Though to be fair when/if Longhorn is ever released they should be commodity harder. But in any case, the minimum requirements demand...
Posted by K++, on Jul 12, 2004 at 04:47 PM, in macOS
<sarcasm>Yes, it's not like HFS+ didn't already... 1,977 Views / 28 Replies  
<sarcasm>Yes, it's not like HFS+ didn't already have this since it's creation.</sarcasm>:rolleyes:
Posted by K++, on Jul 12, 2004 at 04:26 PM, in macOS
Re: ClearType and OS X Font Smoothing - why such difference? 6,166 Views / 50 Replies  
Your an idiot, ClearType is garbage, it mangles your fonts to all look exactly the same, it is horrible on LCDs and every comparison you can find will tell you such, GIYF. Go search for yourself, no...
Posted by K++, on Jul 12, 2004 at 04:20 PM, in macOS
ugh, shut up. The FileVault password IS NOT... 8,641 Views / 119 Replies  
ugh, shut up.
The FileVault password IS NOT YOUR USER PASSWORD. If you were foolish enough to make them the same, the is your fault, again, your fault. The filevault password is stored on your...
Posted by K++, on Jul 12, 2004 at 04:14 PM, in macOS
What you don't realize is that this isn't mere... 5,573 Views / 102 Replies  
What you don't realize is that this isn't mere content searching and it is A WHOLE LOT MORE convenient than what you describe. In short Spotlight works not just on content, but on metadata, and that...
Posted by K++, on Jul 8, 2004 at 07:26 PM, in macOS
Re: Re: you guys didn't read much did you? 9,808 Views / 206 Replies  
What ideas? The only reasonable one would be Konfabulator, but that is a marginalized overly resource intensive product. It is used by VERY few users and most people look at it, then move on.

It...
Posted by K++, on Jun 28, 2004 at 03:58 PM, in macOS
Re: Re: Re: 10.4 (Tiger) - Becoming bloatware 6,548 Views / 66 Replies  
Core Image and Core Video, as well as the obvious optimizations they put into every revision. This version provides a multiptude of new ways for developers to help users, from the meta descriptions...
Posted by K++, on Jun 28, 2004 at 03:38 PM, in macOS
A web browser supporting RSS, no ones ever... 9,808 Views / 206 Replies  
A web browser supporting RSS, no ones ever thought of that.
:rolleyes:
Posted by K++, on Jun 28, 2004 at 03:33 PM, in macOS
you guys didn't read much did you? 9,808 Views / 206 Replies  
It clearly says that the configuration options for those widgets are on the back of said widgets, I assume somewhat like the Looking Glass technology that SUN demoed some time ago.

So if you don't...
Posted by K++, on Jun 28, 2004 at 03:19 PM, in macOS
Arghh and the frenchmen already gave up. 1,197 Views / 12 Replies  
Arghh and the frenchmen already gave up.
Posted by K++, on Jan 22, 2004 at 03:27 PM, in macOS
Accounts prefs lies, it does not actually work. ... 2,316 Views / 36 Replies  
Accounts prefs lies, it does not actually work. Use the unix security model to do your work since everything Apple did can be bypassed by everything else Apple and developers have done.

One Thing...
Posted by K++, on Dec 30, 2003 at 12:41 AM, in macOS
The protections of your data are several fold and... 4,970 Views / 28 Replies  
The protections of your data are several fold and do require a very determined hacker and a careless user working together.

1) Your User password
This is your unix level password for access to...
Posted by K++, on Dec 27, 2003 at 04:58 PM, in macOS
You have duplicates, period. Use find to find... 1,219 Views / 19 Replies  
You have duplicates, period. Use find to find them then delete them. LaunchServices is pretty smart about these and will not show the same thing twice, they are both unique.

Did you do an...
Posted by K++, on Dec 14, 2003 at 10:35 PM, in macOS
You would do well to actually read through the... 2,870 Views / 47 Replies  
You would do well to actually read through the books on Cocoa because the "name" of the function is not seperate from its parameters. The example you made up is not valid.
A valid one is
- (void)...
Posted by K++, on Dec 14, 2003 at 10:26 PM, in Developer Center
They are functionally equivalent however the goal... 2,870 Views / 47 Replies  
They are functionally equivalent however the goal of named parameters has always been readability.

setLocation( double x, double y ) is fairly straight forward, but what about when your using that...
Posted by K++, on Dec 12, 2003 at 07:17 PM, in Developer Center
Umm... the new Network preferences Pane is much... 903 Views / 16 Replies  
Umm... the new Network preferences Pane is much easier to find what your looking for in. by default it goes to the status screen that tells you link activity, configuration and ip address all in one...
Posted by K++, on Dec 11, 2003 at 01:28 PM, in macOS
OR: nslookup `hostname` 903 Views / 16 Replies  
OR:

nslookup `hostname`
Posted by K++, on Dec 11, 2003 at 01:40 AM, in macOS
You could always create your own object to do... 576 Views / 2 Replies  
You could always create your own object to do this for you rather than using Apples.
Posted by K++, on Dec 11, 2003 at 01:36 AM, in Developer Center
new is your problem. ints are primitive types... 628 Views / 7 Replies  
new is your problem. ints are primitive types and are therefore statically allocated.

the lines should read:
int[3] foo;
foo[0] = 7;

However you will have problems regardless because an...
Posted by K++, on Dec 11, 2003 at 01:34 AM, in Developer Center
When to use NSNumber: 1) Directly... 4,079 Views / 6 Replies  
When to use NSNumber:

1) Directly manipulating numbers that need to also be onscreen in some sort of collection class.
For example, if you have an NSTableView that shows people with thier names,...
Posted by K++, on Dec 11, 2003 at 01:27 AM, in Developer Center
Its a bug, report it to apple then reboot. 603 Views / 3 Replies  
Its a bug, report it to apple then reboot.
Posted by K++, on Dec 11, 2003 at 12:53 AM, in macOS
WRONG, so very wrong. Many core parts of the OS... 1,824 Views / 28 Replies  
WRONG, so very wrong. Many core parts of the OS rely on those shell scripting languages. cron for example, the killall command relies on grep, locate relies on a myriad of things. I said a UNIX...
Posted by K++, on Dec 10, 2003 at 12:51 AM, in macOS
All the things you mentioned are for shell... 1,824 Views / 28 Replies  
All the things you mentioned are for shell scripting and in a UNIX OS, those are actually necessary for many things to work.



There it is, I was aware that it was the HopSpot JVM, but since...
Posted by K++, on Dec 9, 2003 at 08:01 PM, in macOS
NOTE: Could a moderator delete this, I seem... 1,824 Views / 28 Replies  
NOTE: Could a moderator delete this, I seem unable to.
Posted by K++, on Dec 9, 2003 at 01:49 PM, in macOS
Cocoa is not a DEVELOPMENT environment, if I am... 1,824 Views / 28 Replies  
Cocoa is not a DEVELOPMENT environment, if I am gonna use/install JBoss or jsp pages, then fine, but there is no consumer, non developer use for javac nor its breathren. Everyone here seems to be...
Posted by K++, on Dec 9, 2003 at 01:48 PM, in macOS
No, I am not talking about the JVM. I know... 1,824 Views / 28 Replies  
No, I am not talking about the JVM. I know exactly what I am talking about and its the SDK. javac and its breathren are included with Mac OS X by default, and no there is nowhere to turn it off...
Posted by K++, on Dec 8, 2003 at 04:49 PM, in macOS
BTW, this pisses me off, but the SDK is installed... 1,824 Views / 28 Replies  
BTW, this pisses me off, but the SDK is installed by default. You don't go off and download it seperately or get it from SUN, Apple Java SDK gets installed with your OS.
Posted by K++, on Dec 7, 2003 at 12:49 PM, in macOS
NO, you cannot do this on Mac OS X, because the... 8,370 Views / 9 Replies  
NO, you cannot do this on Mac OS X, because the kernel simply won't allow you to. What happens is that you can take down the device and change the address, but it won't actually change till you...
Posted by K++, on Dec 6, 2003 at 02:25 AM, in macOS
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