What's an IDE drive? How do I know if I have one? Keeping it simple here, IDE drives are an alternative to SCSI drives. IDE drives have long been used on PC machines. The Mac traditionally has used SCSI drives. However, recent Mac models have shifted more and more to IDE drives - especially on PowerBooks, Performas and entry level Power Macs (such as … Read more
When using our products, the problem manifests itself as generalized instability when running BBEdit (any version) on a 68040 machine under Mac OS 8.0 with virtual memory turned on. BBEdit may sometimes crash when starting up, but if it doesn't, other misbehaviors will present themselves, such as errors or garbled text when copying, pasting, or scrolling text.
However, the effects of this compatibility issue are not specifically related … Read more
Meanwhile, an article in the American Statesman says that Power Computing intends to ship its new PPC 750 based machines next week - despite the fact that this "would violate terms of Power Computing's agreements with Apple and could propel the dispute over Mac licensing into the courtroom."
(These links first spotted on MacSurfer's Headline News.)
a. A Mac OS 8 related bug that occurs when using Publish & Subscribe. b. A work-around for Ofoto's incompatibility with Mac OS 8. It involves copying Ofoto preferences templates from a 7.6 System Folder. c. An Import Converter released by Microsoft for converting Windows Word 97 files to a format that can be opened by MS Word 5 or 6 for the Mac.
45056: PowerBook 1400 accidental resets "On some PowerBook 1400 computers the reset pin is too long. When pressure is applied to the I/O door, the reset pin is pressed. Apple is aware of the issue and has shortened the reset pin. Contact Apple Computer, Inc. or your local Apple … Read more
Update: Julian Koh writes: "It stands to reason that ARA 3.0 would replace OT/PPP, since it is designed to talk AppleTalk over a PPP connection. There is no reason to keep OT/PPP around if someone is going to be installing ARA 3.0. In fact, it even says in the ARA 3.0 Read Me file."
Dennis Wilkinson adds: "ARA … Read more
Suppose you are trying to merge the contents of two folders (maybe these are two different Extensions folders, one "previous" and one new). You put the two windows "side-by-side" and begin to select items from the "old" folder to be moved over to the "new" (using the "new folder as a reference for what not to copy). The "old" folder is the active window. In Finder 7.x, you could … Read more