Tue 16 May 2006
10.4.6 and the latest security updates
Category : Commentary/10dot4dot6PlusSecurityUpdates.txt
I've updated our server and all our test machines, both PPCs and our one Intel Mac machine, to Mac OS X 10.4.6 plus all the latest security updates, and all is still well - with SMTP, POP, IMAP, WebDav, SSL, etc...
Just thought you might like to know.
The End-to-End Model Gets its Day in the Sun
Category : Commentary/deviceModel.txt
Walt Mossberg, "one of the most respected technology experts on the planet", has been widely quoted lately in the Mac press ("Apple kayos PC dominance with iPod technology") :
But did it - crush Apple, I mean? Certainly the Mac-hating Charles Ferguson did crow loudly about that "collapse" in "Computer Wars" and I had something to say in rebuttal (here and here). I probably wasn't the only one who thought that there was something wrong with the conventional wisdom. But such notions take time to spread. But if it's true, it will eventually take hold in the public imagination. Walt Mossberg's utterance lends credence to the notion and is evidence that this point of view might just be on its way towards reaching tipping point :
And about time, too.
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