The world according to Sven-S. Porst
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More bad things to add to my neverending collection:
- While I am not a mobile phone person, I can only encourage people to tell off phone manufacturers when they do silly things. Seeing that most of us have decades of muscle memory for where the numbers on a phone's keypad are and many seem to have zillions of text message's worth of muscle memory as to where the associated letters are there, surely making a phone with differently arranged keys must be a bad idea. In particular if they're arranged in a way that makes using the thing with one hand harder and wastes the space that is most easily reached by a thumb. And it's not the only one they got wrong. Another point may be that it should be obvious where you're supposed to put your ear and mouth to use the phone.
More online banking stupidiy can be witnessed in the image shown: Buttons for 'Back' and 'Next', both having the same icon that looks like 'Next'. Interestingly 'Cancel' would have a triangle pointing upwards.
A nice thing first: My flatmates ordered some things off my amazon wishlist as a birthday present. My other friends got some things off it as well. I really like that. Particularly because I keep forgetting about the thing. One of the items was an old David Bowie CD. It contains a computer session as well. Apart from seemingly being void of reasonable content, it needed Classic to run. I have yet to see some Director application that is included somewhere and will run on OSX natively. How long has OSX been around?
Stop whining, Scott! Dump the Wintel junk, and get a Mac – or use yours for work. You know you want one, just read your own reasoning and live up to the conclusions. SCNR. You've got more interesting things to report than computer fixing.
I've seen Spring and FOAF. While I still fail to see the point of the former – surely you'd want the Finder to that if at all, rather than having 'canvases' around, I find the latter quite amusing. Imagine I'm writing about people here. It'd be quite nice to be able to show who they are, what my relation to them is without need to re-mention it every time. While I've seen FOAF mentioned somewhere in Spring, it doesn't seem to be able to create those files. As long as creating them is an ugly business, nobody will bother, I suppose. So that could be a winner.
The previous one didn't strictly qualify as bad, did it?
September 26, 2003, 1:13
Was Dein Directorproblem angeht, schau Dir mal CD-ROM XViewer an. Öffnet nicht nur OS9, sondern auch die meisten Windows-CDs.
September 26, 2003, 12:36
Cool, danke für den Tip.
September 27, 2003, 17:25