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· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · April
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Path Finder · Those of you in Mac-land should go have a look at “Path Finder” from Co­coat­e­ch, OS X spe­cial­ists from LA. It's ad­ver­tised as a file browser, a bet­ter re­place­ment for Fin­der. And in­deed, it is bet­ter; ab­so­lute­ly, com­pre­hen­sive­ly, mas­sive­ly bet­ter. But I can't use it ...
 
On Character Strings · In the re­cent es­say on Uni­code, I promised to say more about UTF-8 and UTF-16. Which is still a good idea, but a won­der­ful ar­ti­cle by Paul Gra­ham, The Hundred-Year Lan­guage, got me think­ing about char­ac­ter strings in gen­er­al, and how many dif­fer­ent ways there are of ap­proach­ing them ...
 
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