"Jobs reiterated that despite the imminent release of Rhapsody, Apple remains committed to the Mac OS. 'The core of the company is the Mac OS. We are absolutely not doing a brain transplant next year from Mac OS to something else. We are about the Mac OS.'"
"Rhapsody, Apple's next generation operating system, will initially be an OS for servers and high-performance desktop computers, much like Windows NT serves a limited, high-end market for Microsoft, Jobs stated."
"Now Utilities and Mac OS 8 is a complicated issue right now because it seems to work fine for some people, a bit for others, and not … Read more
Bob also adds a troubleshooting note regarding the Adaptec SCSI card: "There is a minor glitch with the card and it may need tweaking … Read more
Installer Watch page on OSL issues Wondering what software installs a version of ObjectSupportLib in your Mac OS 8 System Folder (where you likely don't want it)? Check out Dave Goodrich's Installer Watch page. The list will likely expand as users give Dave feedback.
Purge OSL Purge OSL "is a stay-open script application and droplet that checks any disk for the ObjectSupportLib system extension (OSL). Depending on whether the disk has System 7.x or Mac OS 8 installed, Purge OSL tells you whether OSL should … Read more
He also assured me that the report last time, which suggested that there may be a link between the ? problem and the L2 cache, was in error. He added that there was an L2 cache problem "with some of the early 5500's and 6500's shipping with 6400-style cache instead of the new … Read more
Visibility 1.0 lets you select invisible files or folders and make them visible. Simply launch the application, choose the file or folder and click on the show button(s). Especially useful if you used some other utility to make a file invisible and don't know how to find the vanished file to make it … Read more
Spell Catcher and AutoMenus conflict Norm Gilbert writes of a conflict between Spell Catcher 1.5.8 (Casady & Greene) and AutoMenus Pro Shareware PPC V3.2.2 (Night Light Software), confirmed by developers of both programs, although each developer suggests it is the … Read more