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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 held forth on the good­ness of NeoOf­fice; 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, C-$2MS.
 
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