After a tricky upgrade of glibc, you may have noticed that this site was down all of yesterday, and part of today. The problem been tenuously fixed (although the more permanent solution is still unclear), but things might be a bit spotty until the underlying problem can be determined.
The following entries were written in the Operating Systems category:
Well, that was shocking. Apple did announce plans to move to Intel processors within two years.
Installed Tiger tonight, and things went surprisingly smoothly. GPGMail freaked out, and some of my extionsions were missing after the upgrade (Synergy, SSHKeychain), but mostly things are working. Haven’t tried MySQL or Redland, yet, though.
OSNews recently ran the piece “The Problem with Global Menu Bars” in which the author criticizes the usability of global menu bars (“ala Mac”). I would disagree with almost the entire article, and find most of the criticisms to be based on a Windows-centric mindset notably lacking an understanding (or basic knowledge) of the Mac HIG.
Fuck Windows. I spent a good two hours tonight trying to get the looper at the radio station running after it freaked out, crashed, rebooted, refused to play music, and was generally uncooperative. Stupid thing. Too bad nobody at this…