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During The Grube's UI presentation at C4, he pointed to one particular example of "functional inconsistency" in Apple's software: the discrepancy in results when you drag-and-drop text in Carbon apps (TextWrangler, AppleWorks, etc.) vs. Cocoa apps (TextEdit, Safari, etc.). When you select text in Ca...

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October 21, 2006 at 9:00PM
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"Gee," said the man across the table, clearly pushing for my attention. "You haven't posted anything yet!" I looked up from my complimentary breakfast muffin, confused. "You're supposed to be blogging this!" Oh, right. Good idea. I'm here in Chicago, Illinois, after traveling a great distance (3 mil...

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Thank God Gruber quit his day job to write Daring Fireball. Even when I disagree with him (which I admit is almost never), I always enjoy and respect what he has to say, and today is no different: In response to an article by Tim Bray questioning why Apple won't open-source its most popular apps (Ma...

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John Gruber of Daring Fireball fame was interviewed over at GUIdebook and it's an interesting read that you should take a look at if you ever find yourself thinking about the way Apple's GUI (graphical user interface) looks and functions. In the interview, there is much discussion about what ...

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It's official. John Gruber, of Daring Fireball fame, is completely and utterly obsessed with Dashboard's Weather Widget. Not that long ago, he was posting lengthy discussions of how to hack the weather widget, so that you could force it to refresh and eradicate all doubt that you may possibly be loo...

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