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    The FUN is back!

    Read the threads and you have to admit: Real fun is back to MacOS. Pre-OS X MacOS -- 8.xx and 9.xx -- was fine, but dull. You know, for persons with master degrees in Humanities that crancked a newsletter and a minimal website and thought that inactivating a control panel or an extension and...
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    How do you enable permits r/w for the system resources?

    I agree with Apple in not logging the regular "administrative" user as root. Great concept! Typical Mac users are used to poke their noses everywhere in the System Folder and changing things. If you have a copy of System Folder, things can be quickly restored without damage. But anything Unix...
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    Can I Download MacOS X for Free?

    Sometimes the problem isn't price. It's availability. In some places you would gladly pay the double if you could get it! Even in European Union countries odd things happen. In Portugal the local IMC -- Independent Marketing Company -- has a poor imitation of an Apple Store. They still don't...
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    Hmm...

    Or maybe Apple is just keeping speculation alive and watching where it leads...
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    Relational Databases for MacOS X

    In the link you supplied I found the following to be interesting: Adaptive Server Enterprise (formerly Sybase SQL Server) DB2 dbXML GNU SQL Server Informix SE MySQL (with patches #0026 and #0029) NetSQL ObjStore PostgreSQL I think work should start with DB2, MySQL, Informix SE and...
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    Relational Databases for MacOS X

    Does anyone knows of efforts to port industry standard RDBMS to MacOS X, like IBM's DB2, Informix, Sybase et. al.? How hard are you willing to try to get at least one of them to join MacOS X? I recon that Oracle is a little bit expensive, so DB2 is my favourite, being free for individuals and...
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