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The developer is a close friend of mine and... 4,430 Views / 8 Replies  
The developer is a close friend of mine and changing the icon violates the licence IIRC.

Don't piss him.
Posted by SYN, on Jan 20, 2005 at 08:18 AM, in GUI Customization
wow. I didn't hope for it anymore ;) Now if... 40,815 Views / 403 Replies  
wow. I didn't hope for it anymore ;)

Now if item sizes were updated real time, I'd be in heaven ;)
Posted by SYN, on Nov 9, 2004 at 08:20 AM, in macOS
This wasn't answered earlier, so I'm asking again... 41,315 Views / 377 Replies  
This wasn't answered earlier, so I'm asking again ;)

Is QT finally able to open files without extension or type info? The OS recognises the files correctly, as evidenced by the "open with" CMM,...
Posted by SYN, on Jul 6, 2004 at 04:23 AM, in macOS
This is what I'd like to know: Is QT finally... 41,315 Views / 377 Replies  
This is what I'd like to know:

Is QT finally able to open files without extension or type info? The OS recognises the files correctly, as evidenced by the "open with" CMM, however QT Player in...
Posted by SYN, on Jul 3, 2004 at 06:16 AM, in macOS
It does mean the video display of QT Player isn't... 1,672 Views / 25 Replies  
It does mean the video display of QT Player isn't done via QuickDraw anymore, which is pretty cool already ;)
Posted by SYN, on Jun 30, 2004 at 11:50 AM, in macOS
t's a bit disappointing to see the Finder still... 41,315 Views / 377 Replies  
t's a bit disappointing to see the Finder still doesn't see files created by the terminal.

I've geard great news about the QT player. Is encoding still modal though (ie does it block completely...
Posted by SYN, on Jun 30, 2004 at 07:35 AM, in macOS
it's a bit disappointing to see the Finder still... 1,672 Views / 25 Replies  
it's a bit disappointing to see the Finder still doesn't see files created by the terminal.

Great news about the QT player. Is encoding still modal though (ie does it block completely the...
Posted by SYN, on Jun 30, 2004 at 06:47 AM, in macOS
you can send messages with the Command line... 830 Views / 10 Replies  
you can send messages with the Command line smbclient tool by typing:

smbclient -M PCNAME

sending and receiving is possible with a GUI with the "popup" application that used to come bundled...
Posted by SYN, on Mar 31, 2004 at 05:49 AM, in macOS
Yeah, that's the only reason. I only have CW8.0... 582 Views / 4 Replies  
Yeah, that's the only reason. I only have CW8.0 and this project is almost over, so moving to CW9 now is not really an option.

Does anyone know the includes and header files I have to add to CW in...
Posted by SYN, on Jan 30, 2004 at 05:08 AM, in Developer Center
How to import Xcode projects in CodeWarrior 582 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm writing a little app that's supposed to run on both OSX and OS9. It compiles successfully in OSX, but I have yet to test it in OS9.

I have CodeWarrior 8.0, and I'd like to know if anyone knows...
Posted by SYN, on Jan 29, 2004 at 07:50 PM, in Developer Center
if your computer was manufatured after 10.0 ended... 1,835 Views / 38 Replies  
if your computer was manufatured after 10.0 ended its life, chances are it won't work at all.

And yeah, W H Y?
Posted by SYN, on Jan 15, 2004 at 04:34 PM, in macOS
Adding simple AppleScript support to a Carbon application. 494 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm porting to Carbon a very simple scientific application, and this is my first programming project.

I've searches this site, the ADC and googled a lot, and haven't found what I was looking for,...
Posted by SYN, on Jan 11, 2004 at 10:32 PM, in Developer Center
Launching an app with an AppleScript 520 Views / 2 Replies  
I've written a little Applescript that writes to a file's .plist file, launches the app, and quits.

the problem I have is that the AppleScript doesn't seem to quit, and so the menubar doesn't...
Posted by SYN, on Dec 17, 2003 at 04:10 PM, in Developer Center
All it does is replace the parent folder with the... 1,610 Views / 19 Replies  
All it does is replace the parent folder with the file you're trying to save. There probably is some way to exploit this as a security vulnerability.

I managed to reclaim some of the lost files...
Posted by SYN, on Nov 17, 2003 at 03:05 PM, in macOS
Seems to happen on all Cocoa apps. I can't... 1,610 Views / 19 Replies  
Seems to happen on all Cocoa apps. I can't reproduce it with GraphicConverter, but Safari and TextEdit reproduce it easily.

I'll try Norton of Data Rescue. Can't seem to make Prosoft's demo dl...
Posted by SYN, on Nov 16, 2003 at 06:56 AM, in macOS
Done. Problem ID# :3485338. Thanks. I... 1,610 Views / 19 Replies  
Done.

Problem ID# :3485338.

Thanks. I hope this is resolved soon. Any data recovery software that might help?
Posted by SYN, on Nov 15, 2003 at 11:23 AM, in macOS
touching a file with a name that long from the... 1,610 Views / 19 Replies  
touching a file with a name that long from the cli doesn't work, the os responds with a "file name too long" error.

I don't really know how to correctly notify Apple. I mean, it could take ages...
Posted by SYN, on Nov 15, 2003 at 10:52 AM, in macOS
As I said, some web pages have titles that long.... 1,610 Views / 19 Replies  
As I said, some web pages have titles that long. That's how it happened to my mother.



It does, if the name is close to the 256 char limit. Not if its in the 1k ballpark...
Posted by SYN, on Nov 15, 2003 at 10:34 AM, in macOS
Apple seems to have an issue with Data Loss. Yet another serious bug in OSX. 1,610 Views / 19 Replies  
And this one affects ALL Cocoa apps.

If you try to save a file with a name that is *much* too long (say, 1000 characters), OSX will apparently suffer some kind of buffer overflow, and overwrite...
Posted by SYN, on Nov 15, 2003 at 09:54 AM, in macOS
It doesn't, and it probably won't. Panther... 4,559 Views / 77 Replies  
It doesn't, and it probably won't. Panther implements kqueue and kevent, which are basically system calls that tell you when a file/folder has been modified. All you have to do is tell the system...
Posted by SYN, on Sep 29, 2003 at 05:00 AM, in macOS
Omni guys, any work going on making WebCore... 84,624 Views / 787 Replies  
Omni guys, any work going on making WebCore thread-safe? AFAIK it doesn't play well with threads, and you guys are probably the best threaders out there, so are you giving Apple a hand?

And if so,...
Posted by SYN, on Sep 23, 2003 at 05:43 PM, in Applications
I'll be working at the Apple Education booth,... 18,800 Views / 211 Replies  
I'll be working at the Apple Education booth, I'll definitely try and bug some of the higher ups :D
Posted by SYN, on Sep 14, 2003 at 06:24 AM, in macOS
I don't really expect this to work, but what the... 18,800 Views / 211 Replies  
I don't really expect this to work, but what the hell:

Do files created in the Terminal appear instantly in the Finder, or do you still have to select the window/desktop?
Posted by SYN, on Sep 14, 2003 at 04:55 AM, in macOS
That's ridiculous. You're saying Apple shouldn't... 19,128 Views / 261 Replies  
That's ridiculous. You're saying Apple shouldn't implement this feature in case the files updated at the exact moment your mother clicked on that file, which obviously is not very probable. However,...
Posted by SYN, on Sep 10, 2003 at 12:52 PM, in macOS
Do you know this for a fact, or are you just... 1,283 Views / 12 Replies  
Do you know this for a fact, or are you just basing your assumption on the fact that the trash was broken for a few builds?

I really hope this comes soon, and Apple doesn't wait till 10.4 to...
Posted by SYN, on Sep 10, 2003 at 12:46 PM, in macOS
Not only is your performance point moot with... 19,128 Views / 261 Replies  
Not only is your performance point moot with kqueue/kevent (the kernel notifications system present in Panther), but the Finder not updating the presence of files has another nasty side effect: When...
Posted by SYN, on Sep 9, 2003 at 11:06 AM, in macOS
Works fine in B44 (tried both TextEdit and... 19,128 Views / 261 Replies  
Works fine in B44 (tried both TextEdit and Preview.

Anyone have the seednotes?
Posted by SYN, on Sep 6, 2003 at 02:30 PM, in macOS
I know I ask this question for every single... 19,128 Views / 261 Replies  
I know I ask this question for every single build... but do files created in the Terminal appear instantly in the Finder yet, or do you still have to clic on the concerned window/desktop?

Also,...
Posted by SYN, on Sep 6, 2003 at 12:45 PM, in macOS
in this build, do files created in the terminal... 11,791 Views / 132 Replies  
in this build, do files created in the terminal appear instantly in the finder, or do you still have to clic on the Finder window where they're supposed to be?
Posted by SYN, on Sep 5, 2003 at 12:39 PM, in macOS
do file created in the terminal appear instantly... 22,665 Views / 191 Replies  
do file created in the terminal appear instantly (ie without clicing) in Finder windows?
Posted by SYN, on Aug 28, 2003 at 03:16 PM, in macOS
The desktop and Finder update just as fast as in... 16,271 Views / 160 Replies  
The desktop and Finder update just as fast as in previous builds, ie immediately for most files created by gui apps, but only when you clic on the window for cli apps on my computer..... Do you have...
Posted by SYN, on Aug 25, 2003 at 06:17 AM, in macOS
do files created in the terminal appear instantly... 16,271 Views / 160 Replies  
do files created in the terminal appear instantly in the finder yet? is the size of items being created/transfered live?

do the .zip archives keep resource forks?

basically, is kqueue/kevent...
Posted by SYN, on Aug 24, 2003 at 01:53 PM, in macOS
I doubt QT will ever do that, since it isn't in... 19,472 Views / 219 Replies  
I doubt QT will ever do that, since it isn't in the dev builds (yet). However, any 3rd party dev could easily write an app that did that, ala Cellulo.
Posted by SYN, on Aug 18, 2003 at 06:15 PM, in macOS
Yeah, I've been thinking along the same lines,... 19,472 Views / 219 Replies  
Yeah, I've been thinking along the same lines, but wasn't quite sure. File size in the Get Info window doesn't update anymore on files being transfered btw drives when you clic out of the window and...
Posted by SYN, on Aug 18, 2003 at 01:39 PM, in macOS
do items created in the terminal appear... 19,472 Views / 219 Replies  
do items created in the terminal appear immediatley in finder windows, or do you still have to manuall select them?

any sign of file vault?
Posted by SYN, on Aug 18, 2003 at 11:00 AM, in macOS
It doesn't auto-update... yet. Panther... 1,924 Views / 45 Replies  
It doesn't auto-update... yet.

Panther brings kqueue/kevent support to OSX, which is, for those who know BeOS, kinda like live-node watching, on steroids.

All Apple has to do is implement this...
Posted by SYN, on Aug 10, 2003 at 05:17 AM, in macOS
it works for some extensions, like screen savers.. 16,314 Views / 213 Replies  
it works for some extensions, like screen savers..
Posted by SYN, on Aug 8, 2003 at 12:25 PM, in macOS
could you detail what's changed? do files... 16,314 Views / 213 Replies  
could you detail what's changed?

do files created in the Terminal appear immediately in the Finder?

when in list view in aqua finder mode, if you double clic an already expander folder, does it...
Posted by SYN, on Aug 7, 2003 at 04:08 AM, in macOS
Spring Loaded Folders, especially in column view,... 4,186 Views / 133 Replies  
Spring Loaded Folders, especially in column view, allow this to be *way* faster that Windows. One shouldn't even try to compare. And this is true for all circumstances, including going up in the...
Posted by SYN, on Aug 6, 2003 at 03:25 AM, in macOS
I think .zip is here to stay. Apple seems to have... 5,829 Views / 121 Replies  
I think .zip is here to stay. Apple seems to have put a lot of work in their algorithms. It's almost twice as fast as stuffit expander, and it seems to be quite multithreaded (uses up to 120% cpu on...
Posted by SYN, on Aug 5, 2003 at 11:23 AM, in macOS
the scroll wheel has scrubbed in QT under OSX for... 32,913 Views / 400 Replies  
the scroll wheel has scrubbed in QT under OSX for a while now...
Posted by SYN, on Jul 29, 2003 at 08:01 AM, in macOS
this is due to the fact that the carbon ui... 43,585 Views / 400 Replies  
this is due to the fact that the carbon ui toolbox is not reentrant... I don't know if they'll ever make it reentrant.
Posted by SYN, on Jul 26, 2003 at 09:50 AM, in macOS
so many questions ;) when was it posted? is... 32,913 Views / 400 Replies  
so many questions ;)

when was it posted? is it available only to select+ developers, or student members have it too?

Or is this under nda too ? ;)
Posted by SYN, on Jul 26, 2003 at 09:06 AM, in macOS
So, what's up with Panther 7B21? 32,913 Views / 400 Replies  
Apparently, Apple has seeded Panther 7B21 to developers... Haven't heard anything about it yet though, except that it's reportedly much faster... So anyone got any juice? :D
Posted by SYN, on Jul 26, 2003 at 08:12 AM, in macOS
Great app.... Very useful. I'm wondering however... 2,742 Views / 53 Replies  
Great app.... Very useful. I'm wondering however why you didn't just use standard QT for exporting the audio, since that would allow using any of the available codecs, including the ogg codec.
...
Posted by SYN, on Jul 11, 2003 at 09:59 AM, in Applications
Making Panther dock transparent 664 Views / 1 Replies  
I've looked eveyrwhere I could think of, and decidedly, I can't find the 3 .pdf files I need to modifiy to make Panther's dock transparent... The Jaguar apps obviously don't work, so I thought...
Posted by SYN, on Jul 2, 2003 at 04:12 PM, in GUI Customization
So, do we have confirmation that mounted Samba... 78,219 Views / 470 Replies  
So, do we have confirmation that mounted Samba shares can no longer fubar the whole OS?

Another thing i'd like to know, if you do a show info on an item being downloaded or transfered, does the...
Posted by SYN, on Jun 25, 2003 at 08:12 AM, in macOS
could you provide a link to the original thread? ... 2,229 Views / 35 Replies  
could you provide a link to the original thread?

If this is true, then panther will indeed be quite amazing.
Posted by SYN, on Apr 23, 2003 at 04:25 AM, in macOS
try trashing the caches too, could help. 2,009 Views / 20 Replies  
try trashing the caches too, could help.
Posted by SYN, on Apr 17, 2003 at 07:22 AM, in macOS
yesterday, my safari was up to 650megs+ on normal... 949 Views / 10 Replies  
yesterday, my safari was up to 650megs+ on normal usage. v73, up for a day or so. I don't think it's fixed...
Posted by SYN, on Apr 16, 2003 at 04:34 AM, in macOS
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