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June, 2005

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    Run as and Protect My Computer

    Today I got a bug report that the app I'm working on doesn't work with work when launched with Run As... and the Protect My Computer option checked (which is the default). We were failing to find the application data folder. I hadn't really heard of this...
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    Comparing strings in Whidbey

    There are new guidelines for comparing strings in Whidbey . The summary has the main points: Summary: Code owners previously using the InvariantCulture for string comparison, casing, and sorting should strongly consider using a new set of String...
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    I'm sure everyone has already seen this, but this is hilarious! http://www.ausgamers.com/files/details/html/16958
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    Joy of Tech on Intel switch

    This is too funny: http://www.geekculture.com/joyoftech/joyarchives/693.html . It's interesting watching the Mac zealots come to terms with the Intel thing after so many years of bashing Intel.
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    The little things drive me crazy sometimes

    There are still a bunch of little things about Windows that drive me crazy after using a Mac for so many years. On a Mac, when a text field is given intial focus, all the text is selected and when you hit the left arrow, it puts the focus at the beginning...
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    Thoughts on Apple on Intel rumors

    Rumors are flying that Apple will announce a switch to Intel processors on Monday. This wouldn't surprise me much. I think Apple hates being dependent on IBM for processor advances, which are critical for them to be competitive. Apple has successfully...
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