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· Naughties
· · 2006
· · · January
· · · · 31 (2 entries)

Protecting Your Data · I was watching a mailing-list discussion of backup software, and how often you should back up, and based on some decades’ experience, found some of the thinking sloppy. Here are my life lessons on keeping your data safe while assuming that The Worst Will Happen. Some of it is Macintosh-specific, but there may be useful take-aways even from those parts, even for non-Mac-hacks ...
 
NeoOffice 1.2 · I see Simon Phipps <a href='http://blogs.sun.com/roller/page/webmink?entry=tipping_neooffice_into_existence'>held forth on the goodness</a> of <a href='http://www.planamesa.com/neojava/en/index.php'>NeoOffice</a>; probably not by coincidence, release 1.2 showed up today. On top of all its other virtues, Neo has really slick & quick update packages, all per OS X standards. I’ve been slinging them a few bucks now and then, and if you’re on the Mac you should give the software a try too. Remember, <a href='/ongoing/When/200x/2004/06/30/WorldHQ'>C-$2MS</a>.
 
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