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Info-Mac Digest Thu, 16 May 02 Volume 19 : Issue 44

Today's Topics:

[*] TidBITS#630/13-May-02
[*] DoubletScan400.hqx
[*] Alias Helper 1.2J - Japanese Version
[*] DockDisks
[*] eMail Verifier-X 1.0
[*] FloatingNotes 1.3J - Japanese Version
[*] GraphicConverter Carbon 4.4J Japanese Version
[*] GraphicConverter PPC 4.4J Japanese Version
[*] Pacifist
[*] Personal Finance Manager Hold-Up 1.7.5
[*] PowerTerm InterConnect (MAC OS X Edition)
[*] SimHarbour CLASSIC, version 0.9b
[*] Tex-Edit Plus for OS X 4.2.4J - Japanese Version
[*] Web Site Maestro 1.0.1 (OSX)
[Q] Installation problems
Netscape 6.2.2 still not ready for prime time
NUTD/NUTS = What?
Share Win2000 external HD with Mac
Subject: Ice cube stops fan in Powerbook Titanium G4

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Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 21:00:00 -0700
From: TidBITS Editors
To: [email protected], [email protected],
Subject: [*] TidBITS#630/13-May-02

TidBITS#630/13-May-02

iPhoto 1.1.1 is out, so if you're a user, make sure to read on
for Adam's detailed examination of the major changes in Apple's
popular photo management software. Then he and Jeff Carlson
report on their experiences with a number of Kensington goodies,
including mice, trackballs, and other Mac and Palm accessories.
In the news this week, we cover the Apple Design Awards and
look at the results of last week's poll on Mac OS X use among
TidBITS readers.

Topics:
MailBITS/13-May-02
Do More with iPhoto 1.1.1
Goodies from Kensington




[Archived as /info-mac/per/tb/tidbits-630.etx; 32K]

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Date: 15 May 2002
From: Giuseppe Giunto
To:
Subject: [*] DoubletScan400.hqx

Find all kinds of duplicate files, identify unique files, and more!

Doublet Scan is a fast, easy, and professional way to find all kinds of
duplicate files and more on your hard disks. Compare the contents of files,
search for duplicate files and folders, unique files, unique folders, empty
files and empty folders. Search for duplicate and/or unique files by:
name, size, data and/or resource fork, date created, date modified, type,
creator, label, custom icon, locked files, locked folders, invisible files,
invisible folders, aliases, compressed files, files without creator
application, and much more!
What's new version 4.0.0
Rewrote most of the code to make Doublet Scan compatible with OS X and to continue its
compatibility on Classic Systems. Now the operating range is Mac OS 8.6 with CarbonLib 1.3
installed to OS X 10.1.4

Added the possibility to resize and change the position of the headers above the found list.

Swapped the "Window" menu with the "Advanced" menu. The "Window" menu now complies
with Apple's standards.

Added a preferences file, you no longer have to enter the registration code each time you
download a new version.

Other little changes and bug fixes.

Download page: http://www.hyperbolicsoftware.com/download.html
Direct links:
http://www.hyperbolicsoftware.com/progr ... can400.sit
ftp://ftp.hyperbolicsoftware.com/DoubletScan400.sit

Thank you,

Giuseppe Giunto

[Archived as /info-mac/disk/doublet-scan-400.hqx; 3234 K]

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Date: 13 May 2002
From: [email protected]
To:
Subject: [*] Alias Helper 1.2J - Japanese Version


This is the Japanese version of the AliasHelper package.

AliasHelper helps you manage aliases on your Mac.

AliasHelper is a Carbon application, so it works in native mode on OS 8.6, 9, and OS X.

Occasionally aliases lose their connection to the original file. AliasHelper allows you to
reestablish this connection, or instead delete the alias.

It's recommended you run AliasHelper a couple times a week to keep your system optimized.

[Archived as /info-mac/cfg/alias-helper-12-jp.hqx; 434 K]

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Date: 12 May 2002
From: Charles Srstka
To:
Subject: [*] DockDisks


DockDisks is a hack that causes disks to auto-mount in the Dock. This
can be handy if you want to put your dock on the right side of the
screen but want to avoid the conflict for space with the disk icons on
the desktop. It can also help avoid the problem of desktop icons
becoming covered up by open windows.

DockDisks is a hack, and as such it is obviously not perfect. The main
caveat is that the Dock is quit and relaunched when the list of disks is
refreshed, because the Dock has no API for adding/removing items, and
thus has to be relaunched to refresh its settings. However, DockDisks
does do its job, which is to put your disks in the dock.

Current features:

- Preference pane interface
- Can be set to automatically launch at login
- Automatically mounts disks when they are inserted
- Automatically unmounts disks when they are ejected
- Automatically ejects removable disks and servers when they are
dragged off of the dock
- Allows the user to choose whether to display fixed disks, removable
disks, servers, or any combination thereof in the dock.
- Allows the user to choose the area of the dock in which the disks
will appear.

[Archived as /info-mac/gui/dock-disks.hqx; 175 K]

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Date: 15 May 2002
From: Max Programming LLC
To:
Subject: [*] eMail Verifier-X 1.0

Max Programming, LLC - eMail Verifier-X v1.0 May, 14 2002
________________________________________________________________________

Maxprog is proud to present its new product, eMail Verifier, the very
first tool available on the Macintosh platform for batch e-mail validity
checking. (Mac OS X only)

Overview

If your database contains incorrect e-mail addresses, this disadvantages
you in two ways.áFirst, you have to put up with annoying 'undeliverable'
messages.áAnd second, you lose the ability to communicate by e-mail
with your contacts.áEmail Verifier checks the validity of your e-mail
addresses without actually sending e-mails. You can use the list of
failed addresses to build a list for a 'please update' campaign.

Email Verifier is a very effective piece of software that can verify
over 10 e-mails per second . It can verify single e-mails or huge
lists. (eMail Verifier is multithreaded, providing high speed verifying)

eMail Verifier works on the same algorithm as ISP mail systems do.
Addresses for e-mail are extracted from a Domain Naming Server (DNS)
and eMail Verifier tries to connect with SMTP-servers and simulates the
sending of a message. It does not send the message though - eMail
Verifier disconnects as soon as the mail server informs the program
whether the address exists or not.

eMail Verifier can save time and money for businesses who send
newsletters to their clients, nonprofit organizations who send
bulletins to their members, or any person or business that needs to
maintain a clean e-mail contact list.

Key features

- Batch verify big amounts of e-mail addresses.
- Check e-mail addresses for a valid Mail Exchanger.
- Check each e-mail address validity with its MX server.
- Sort all e-mail addresses by domain to speed all tests.
- Very fast and multithreaded
- Native version for MacOS X.

[Archived as /info-mac/comm/inet/mail/email-verifier-x.hqx; 1055 K]

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Date: 14 May 2002
From: [email protected]
To:
Subject: [*] FloatingNotes 1.3J - Japanese Version


This is the Japanese version of the FloatingNotes package.

4 Cows at Tucows!

What's the point of having notes if they're buried by other application
windows and you can't see them? Sure, Stickies is free, but
FloatingNotes "floats" on top of all other application windows so you
can always see them. FloatingNotes uses no system extension, and best of
all, FloatingNotes is a Carbon application so it works under OS X as
well!

FloatingNotes automatically saves all open notes when you quit. To
delete a note, simply close the window.

FloatingNotes requires OS X, or OS 8.5 or 9 and CarbonLib 1.3 or later.
CarbonLib is free and can be obtained from your "Software Update"
control panel.

Changes:

*Note window transparency can be set in the preferences (Mac OS X only).

[Archived as /info-mac/app/floating-notes-13-jp.hqx; 619 K]

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Date: 15 May 2002
From: [email protected]
To:
Subject: [*] GraphicConverter Carbon 4.4J Japanese Version

This is the Japanese version of the GraphicConverter package. This is the Carbon
version for MacOS X or MacOS 9 with CarbonLib. Download the PPC
version for PPC Macintoshes with Mac OS 7.5.3 or later.

GraphicConverter converts pictures to different formats.
Also it contains many useful features for picture manipulation.

Key features of GraphicConverter:

*Imports about 145 graphic file formats
*Exports about 45 graphic file formats
*File Browser
*Batch conversion with additional actions
*Slide show
*Easy creation of optimized images for the internet
*Basic images manipulation
*Enhanced images manipulation
*AppleScript support
*Support of new technologies like LuraWave LWF format

Import file formats:

PICT, Startup-Screen, MacPaint, TIFF (uncompressed, packbits, CCITT3/4
and lzw), RIFF, PICS, 8BIM, 8BPS/PSD, JPEG/JFIF, GIF, PCX/SCR,
GEM-IMG/-XIMG, BMP (RLE compressed BMP's also), ICO/ICN, PIC (16 bit),
FLI/FLC, TGA, MSP, PIC (PC Paint), SCX (ColoRIX), SHP, WPG, PBM/PGM/PPM,
CGM (only binary), SUN , RLE, XBM, PM, IFF/LBM, PAC, Degas, TINY,
NeoChrome, PIC (ATARI), SPU/SPC, GEM-Metafile, Animated NeoChrome,
Imagic, ImageLab/Print Technic, HP-GL/2, FITS, SGI, DL, XWD, WMF,
Scitex-CT, DCX, KONTRON, Lotus-PIC, Dr. Halo, GRP, VFF, Apple IIgs,
AMBER, TRS-80, VB HB600, ppat, QDV, CLP, IPLab, SOFTIMAGE, GATAN, CVG,
MSX, PNG, ART, RAW, PSION, SIXEL, PCD, ST-X, ALIAS pix, MAG, VITRONIC,
EPSF (with the help of EPStoPICT), Meteosat5, Sinclair QL, VPB, j6i,
ASCII, ESM, CAM, PORST, Voxel, NIF, TIM, AFP, BLD, GFX, FAX3, SFW,
BioRad, PSION 5, KDC (only PPC), QNT, JBI, DICOM, FAXstf, SKETCH, CALS,
EletronicImage, X-Face, NASA Raster-Metafile, Acorn Sprite, HSI-BUF,
FlashPix (with QuickTime 4), ISS, RLA, VBM, HPI, CEL, WBMP, PGC, PGF.

Export file formats:

PICT, Startup-Screen, MacPaint, TIFF (uncompressed, packbits and lzw),
GIF, PCX, GEM-IMG/-XIMG, BMP, IFF/LBM, TGA, PSD, JPEG/JFIF, HP-GL/2,
EPSF, Movie (QuickTime), SUN, PICS, PICT in Resource, PBM/PGM/PPM, SGI,
TRS-80, ppat, SOFTIMAGE, PNG, PSION, RAW, WMF, XWD, XBM, XPM, Clip,
ASCII, PAC, ICO, RTF, VPB, Finder Icons, PSION 5, X-Face, ISS, CEL,
WBMP, PGC.

[Archived as /info-mac/gst/grf/graphic-con-44-jp-cbn.hqx; 5441 K]

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Date: 15 May 2002
From: [email protected]
To:
Subject: [*] GraphicConverter PPC 4.4J Japanese Version

This is the Japanese version of the GraphicConverter package. This is the PPC
version for PPC Macintoshes with Mac OS 7.5.3 or later. Download the Carbon
version for MacOS X or MacOS 9 with CarbonLib.

GraphicConverter converts pictures to different formats.
Also it contains many useful features for picture manipulation.

Key features of GraphicConverter:

*Imports about 145 graphic file formats
*Exports about 45 graphic file formats
*File Browser
*Batch conversion with additional actions
*Slide show
*Easy creation of optimized images for the internet
*Basic images manipulation
*Enhanced images manipulation
*AppleScript support
*Support of new technologies like LuraWave LWF format

Import file formats:

PICT, Startup-Screen, MacPaint, TIFF (uncompressed, packbits, CCITT3/4
and lzw), RIFF, PICS, 8BIM, 8BPS/PSD, JPEG/JFIF, GIF, PCX/SCR,
GEM-IMG/-XIMG, BMP (RLE compressed BMP's also), ICO/ICN, PIC (16 bit),
FLI/FLC, TGA, MSP, PIC (PC Paint), SCX (ColoRIX), SHP, WPG, PBM/PGM/PPM,
CGM (only binary), SUN , RLE, XBM, PM, IFF/LBM, PAC, Degas, TINY,
NeoChrome, PIC (ATARI), SPU/SPC, GEM-Metafile, Animated NeoChrome,
Imagic, ImageLab/Print Technic, HP-GL/2, FITS, SGI, DL, XWD, WMF,
Scitex-CT, DCX, KONTRON, Lotus-PIC, Dr. Halo, GRP, VFF, Apple IIgs,
AMBER, TRS-80, VB HB600, ppat, QDV, CLP, IPLab, SOFTIMAGE, GATAN, CVG,
MSX, PNG, ART, RAW, PSION, SIXEL, PCD, ST-X, ALIAS pix, MAG, VITRONIC,
EPSF (with the help of EPStoPICT), Meteosat5, Sinclair QL, VPB, j6i,
ASCII, ESM, CAM, PORST, Voxel, NIF, TIM, AFP, BLD, GFX, FAX3, SFW,
BioRad, PSION 5, KDC (only PPC), QNT, JBI, DICOM, FAXstf, SKETCH, CALS,
EletronicImage, X-Face, NASA Raster-Metafile, Acorn Sprite, HSI-BUF,
FlashPix (with QuickTime 4), ISS, RLA, VBM, HPI, CEL, WBMP, PGC, PGF.

Export file formats:

PICT, Startup-Screen, MacPaint, TIFF (uncompressed, packbits and lzw),
GIF, PCX, GEM-IMG/-XIMG, BMP, IFF/LBM, TGA, PSD, JPEG/JFIF, HP-GL/2,
EPSF, Movie (QuickTime), SUN, PICS, PICT in Resource, PBM/PGM/PPM, SGI,
TRS-80, ppat, SOFTIMAGE, PNG, PSION, RAW, WMF, XWD, XBM, XPM, Clip,
ASCII, PAC, ICO, RTF, VPB, Finder Icons, PSION 5, X-Face, ISS, CEL,
WBMP, PGC.

[Archived as /info-mac/gst/grf/graphic-con-44-jp-ppc.hqx; 5744 K]

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Date: 12 May 2002
From: Charles Srstka
To:
Subject: [*] Pacifist


Pacifist is an application which allows you to extract individual files
out of .pkg installer packages, similar to the way the old TomeViewer
let you open Tome files under Mac OS 9.
Here is a list of Pacifist's current features:

- Lets you install individual items or folders from .pkg packages,
either to their default install location or to a custom location you
specify.
- Follows all symlinks properly, instead of overwriting them like
Installer.app does
- Doesn't mess with existing folders, including their permissions
- Correctly gives the sizes of a package, both compressed and
uncompressed, instead of always saying 100 MB like Installer.app does
- Displays total size of currently selected files, letting you know
exactly how much space your installation will take on your hard disk.
Dynamically updates this size as the selection changes.
- Automatically converts AppleDouble files into resource forks and
metadata when installing on HFS+ disks (leaves the files alone if
installing on UFS)
- Automatically updates prebinding information after installation to
optimize system performance
- Multiple document interface
- Multi-threaded
- Has a working search feature
- Fixes a few of Apple's omissions in NSOutlineView, so command-left
arrow and command-right arrow to collapse and expand items work, as does
auto filename completion
- Works with compressed or uncompressed packages
- By default, prompts before replacing any files
- Uses the Security Framework if the files will need to be installed as
root
- If you install a folder and the folder already exists, Pacifist
installs the folder's contents and doesn't overwrite the parent folder.
The exception is .app bundles, which by default will ask you what to do.
- The buffer used when piping to pax is configurable, unlike
command-line gzip, so you can tweak it to get faster decompression with
gz-compressed packages
- Most features can be turned off via preferences if you wish

[Archived as /info-mac/cmp/pacifist.hqx; 179 K]

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Date: 11 May 2002
From: Hold-Up
To:
Subject: [*] Personal Finance Manager Hold-Up 1.7.5


Hold-Up was created by Pierre-Olivier Latour and Didier Larue. It is
distributed as a shareware for US $20 (Basic version) or US $30 (Pro
version).

Like any other personal finance manager, you can manage several accounts,
enter an unlimited number of transactions, create scheduled transactions,
define categories, payment types...

BUT here's why this product is way better than other products available now:
Contrary to others personal finance managers, Hold-Up has a nice and very
well designed user interface, and most important, it has exclusive features
like:
* powerful filters (which display only transactions that match some
criteria),
* multiple transactions edition in one dialog,
* automatic transaction name completion,
* dynamic notes (they popup under the mouse),
* a lighting fast search field,
* several skins (Platinum, Aqua...),
* currency conversion...
And Hold-Up is very fast!

Even if you have never use your computer to manage your personal finance,
now you can do it easily!

Visit our web site to get an exhaustive description of the product and
download the demo (only 1.3 Mb):
http://www.hold-up.fr.st

[Archived as /info-mac/app/bus/hold-up-175.hqx; 1956 K]

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Date: 11 May 2002
From: "David San Filippo"
To:
Subject: [*] PowerTerm InterConnect (MAC OS X Edition)


PowerTerm InterConnect is a fast and effective MAC OS X native emulator
for running legacy, host-based applications from within MAC OS X.
PowerTerm InterConnect supports the broadest and widest range of hosts
on the market today, including support for IBM, Compaq, Digital, Unix,
Tandem, Televideo, HP, SCO, Data General and more. PowerTerm
Interconnect has more state-of-the-art features and faster response
capabilities than any available competing solution. Features include
customizable function keys, multiple concurrent sessions, menu bar,
scalable and selectable fonts, intelligent copy and paste, FTP client,
scripting, printing and more.

This is a 30-day trial version that costs $149.00 to purchase.

[Archived as /info-mac/comm/term/power-term.hqx; 7007 K]

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Date: 14 May 2002
From: "Paul Gronemeyer"
To:
Subject: [*] SimHarbour CLASSIC, version 0.9b


The best looking and best
playing harbour simulation of all!
Featuring 120 ships, tons of buildings
and many more!

Intro
You are asked to build a harbour for a town near the Atlantic ocean. The
location is near the routes between Europe and America, so chances are good
to get some shipping companies to use the harbour. You and your compagnions
found a firm, the "SimHarbour Building and Construction Society" (SBCS) and
with a starting capital of 200.000 from the City Council the work begin.

Playing SimHarbour
In the beginning there is water. Start the harbour from any side, but
remember that the ocean is to the north, all floods, hurricans etc. will
come from there. Use the tools to add piers, cranes and warehouses. Use the
tool button with the little boat to set your company boat. Click on the boat
for a popup with more items; you may use Shift-Arrowkeys to sail the boat.
Make use of the Shift- and Optionkey with each tool; Shift-Lighthouse will
bring a green one etc.

Tip: Start it small, one pier with cranes and some warehouses should do
fine.
Soon the first ships will make use of your harbour. Small ships will come
to simple piers, larger one need cranes and storeroom. Be sure to keep
enough storeroom for the incomming ships. Oiltankers need Tanks, Cargo Ships
warehouses etc. The message box will bring you information about the
companies needs. Building houses like Fire Stations, Emergency Departements
and Shipyards will raise the quality of your harbour and will attract more
ships to come. After every year you will get a detailed report about income
and expenses (not to forget taxes). Use the statistical and financial
charts to get informed about what is going on. Read the newspapers about the
newest developments in the shipping world. Mr. Faraday, Mr. Goddard, Mr
Marconi and Mr. Mendel from the SBCS will give you advice if needed, Mr.
Pasteur speaks for the shipping firms and their interests.

Build a flourishing harbour !

System Hardware Requirements
SimHarbour requires any Macintosh computer (or compatible) with a color
monitor.

[Archived as /info-mac/game/sim-harbour-09b.hqx; 1396 K]

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Date: 15 May 2002
From: [email protected]
To:
Subject: [*] Tex-Edit Plus for OS X 4.2.4J - Japanese Version


This is the Japanese version of the Tex-Edit Plus package.

Tex-Edit Plus is a scriptable, styled text editor that fills the gap
between Apple's bare-bones SimpleText and a full-featured word
processor. It's fast, efficient, and has a clean, uncluttered interface.
It's also great for cleaning up text which is transmitted over the
Internet.

Tex-Edit Plus features: Extensive munging
abilities, unlimited file size, Drag&Drop support, AppleScript support,
Word Services support, Speech Manager support, picture handling, sound
handling, movie handling, ability to create SimpleText Read-Only
documents, and much more.

Tex-Edit Plus can read and write UTF-16 (unicode) text. The new file
format is fully backward compatible with previous versions.

Tex-Edit Plus supports unlimited undo and redo.

Each paragraph can be formatted individually. These new paragraph
settings include text justification (left, center, right, full), space
above, space below, left indent, right indent, first line indent (or
hanging outdent), and bottom border (in one of several line styles).
Each paragraph can also have its own line spacing (in one point
increments) and dominant text direction (useful for right-to-left
scripts).

[Archived as /info-mac/text/tex-edit-plus-osx-424-jp.hqx; 1862 K]

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Date: 12 May 2002
From: Ton Brand
To:
Subject: [*] Web Site Maestro 1.0.1 (OSX)


Web Site Maestro 1.0.1 (OSX)

What it is: Tool to check, optimize and upload your web pages
Author: Ton Brand
Company: Tonbrand Software
License: Shareware USD 22.00
Computer: PowerPC, iMac or iBook
Mac OSX: 10.1 or later
Abstract:
Web Site Maestro is a useful tool for those who update their web site(s)
regularly, especially for professional web masters with large sites. But
it's also very valuable for the amateur with a smaller web site who wants to
make sure that his or her site is always in top condition.
It checks your web pages for dangling tags, missing attributes and broken
links, and - most importantly - it makes your pages load faster by
optimizing both HTML and script code.
The program features Smart Handling which means that only the pages that you
have changed are processed, i.e checked and/or optimized.
Web Site Maestro helps you keep organized by creating a duplicate site
folder for the optimized files. An added benefit is that it leaves your
original files untouched.
Uploading your optimized pages to a remote server is done with one
mouseclick.
Drag and drop is supported.
Web Site Maestro comes in four version types; Mac Classic - PPC and 68K, Mac
OS X and Windows. The program is shareware and costs USD 22.00 for a Single
User license.

[Archived as /info-mac/text/html/web-site-maestro-101-osx.hqx; 1663 K]

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Date: Fri, 10 May 2002 16:10:42 -0400
From: Don Webb
To: [email protected]
Subject: [Q] Installation problems

Problem: educational software installation returns the error message
"An objection of class NilObject Exception was not handled." I don't
know what that means.

Platform: Someone else's iMac. Probably OS 9.2 or X. Installation
worked okay on mine.

Is there a software conflict? Should he try installing with all
extensions off? Or is something else the matter? Mysteries!

Replies by e-mail or to the digest much appreciated.

Don Webb


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Date: Fri, 10 May 2002 14:15:43 -0400
From: Murph Sewall
To: [email protected], [email protected]
Subject: Netscape 6.2.2 still not ready for prime time

I dowloaded Netscape 6.2.2 earlier this week and gave it a spin.

The good news is that it now longer causes my MacOS to crash within
minutes of being loaded and it works with some websites (such as my
bank) that it didn't work with before...

The bad news is a peculiar interaction with Default Folder that
causes Microsoft Office 2001 applications to have trouble loading or
behaving nicely. It also wants to trash Default Folder's preferences
file (or cause an error claiming the preferences are trashed when
they are not).

It doesn't work correctly with Webfree (the only useful advertising
banner blocker I've found so far). Webfree works, but with Netscape
6, WebCT becomes unreachable (with Netscape 4.7, I do have to turn
off the "block the following tags" feature in order to use WebCT, but
that's not much trouble at all.

Netscape 6 also is a horror of a RAM hog. It wants twice the RAM of
version 4.7.

I'm using MacOS 8.6 on a G3 at home. I've got 9.2 running at the
office on a G4. I haven't really had a chance to run Netscape 6
through it's paces at the office. It's conceivable that I can solve
some of the problems by upgrading my OS at home.

What have your experiences been with Netscape 6.2.2? I do have IE 5,
but I prefer Netscape (when I can get it to work!).

--

-Murph
http://home.earthlink.net/~msewall1/

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Date: Fri, 10 May 2002 15:22:09 -0700
From: Herb Kroemer
To: Info Mac Digest
Subject: NUTD/NUTS = What?

I find myself with a number of old (1985-87) files of type "NUTD"
with the creator "NUTS", presumably some database files. Can anybody
tell me what the appropriate APPLication is?

--
Herbert Kroemer
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California at Santa Barbara
EMail: [email protected]

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Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 10:57:26 +0300
From: "Michael S. Silverstein"
To: Info-mac
Subject: Share Win2000 external HD with Mac

I am trying to find a way to share an 80MB Firewire HD between a PC
and a Mac so that I can conveniently move file between the PC and
Mac. This is especially important when I have files with very long
file names on Win2000 and want to move them to Mac OS X without
losing the names.

I formatted the disk in NTFS. I then removed it from the PC and
plugged it into the Mac. Mac OS 9 saw the disk but did not recognize
the format and suggested I format the disk.

I formatted a 32 MB primary partition in Fat32. I then removed it
from the PC and plugged it into the Mac. Mac OS 9 recognized and
mounted the 32MB partition.

I then formatted the remaining HD into an extended partition, one
32MB and one 10MB Fat32 logical disks. I then removed it from the PC
and plugged it into the Mac. The Mac did not mount anything on the
desktop (not even the 32MB primary partition that I saw previously).
The Apple System Profiler did see 3 Firewire devices.

How should I prepare a HD so that I can see the whole disk both from
a Mac and from a PC?

How will this be affected by OS X and by WinXP?

Regarding transfer of files with long names from Win2000 to Mac OS X:
I can do it with ZIPs, not with CDs, not via a Novell network (since
it seems to work through OS 9). The Mac and PC are physically close
and both are connected to the same ethernet network (the PC is on a
Novell server).

Thanks in advance for your advice!!

michael silverstein
materials engineering
technion

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Date: Fri, 10 May 2002 15:27:22 -0400
From: Louis Bergeron
To:
Subject: Subject: Ice cube stops fan in Powerbook Titanium G4

To have a cooler machine I bought a Coolpad www.roadtools.com

There is a bundle with two support, one for home and one for the road.

The purpose of the support is to put the portable computer (either Mac or
PC) at an angle so air flows under it.

Louis

Subject: Ice cube stops fan in Powerbook Titanium G4

A somewhat drier solution is to raise the TiBook off the table ever so
slightly, I put mine on metal rails about 1/4" and it runs much cooler.
There is also a $230 rack for the TiBook and iBook, but that seems to be a
bit overkill
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