It was quite some trip to France, considering my rather minimal French knowledge. I survived even with the communication barrier. I also found it quite a tiresome journey too, especially with getting very little sleep on the coach overnight from Edinburgh to London. I sorted it out for the return by taking a fleece on… Continue reading OOoCon2006 and Apple Expo
I’ve sent my MacBook away to Apple to be repaired as it now has the random shutdown problem. It took nearly 30 minutes on the phone to AppleCare to get the empty box sent out by UPS. The guy from UPS took it away straight away and was happy enough to stand there while I… Continue reading Random Shutdown on my MacBook
From the firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list, there seems to have been a bit of confusion with the title “OpenOffice.org for Mac (X11)”. It would appear that people are thinking the Mac OS 11 is what the download is for. In fact it just references the fact that the X11 windowing system. It would appear that this… Continue reading Recent confusion of OpenOffice.org (X11)
Ahead of the OpenOffice.org conference, I have just released the new download pages for OpenOffice.org (X11) on the Mac. They are now much simpler than before. The download is now available at http://porting.openoffice.org/mac/download/. The old download pages (except the legacy download for 1.1.2) redirect to the new pages. Part of this is the fact that… Continue reading Updated OpenOffice Mac Download Pages
The Mac OS X Porting Team have released a roadmap of their development of the Aqua version of OpenOffice.org without the need for X11. read more | digg story
The new Google Archive Search is a great tool, with even more potential. The timeline feature is really neat, though could be more customisable. For example being able to show more articles on one page. Here’s and example search for all articles related to Mac OpenOffice in timeline form.