Miscellaneous

New Downloads Page

Instead of updating each post with new download versions, I’ve consolidated all builds onto one page – Downloads. I have also added the mozconfig file I’m using to build the Intel Optimized Shiretoko as many have requested. I would really like to get feedback on it so that future builds get faster. I’m not quite …

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Squirt

Squirt: Auto Updating WordPress Plugins

Am I missing something with the auto-updates for WordPress plugins? When I try to do an auto-update, I get a page asking me for the ftp(s) info for my server. I’m expected to: send ftps info unencrypted through the browser send my credentials to an untrusted third party open up my firewall so any ol’ …

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Firefox

Firefox 3.1 Intel Optimized Build

Update: Shiretoko 3.1b4pre is now available, some new numbers and a slightly updated FAQ. BeatnikPad has been offering G4/G5/Intel optimized builds of Firefox 3.0.x and earlier for a number of years now and I’ve grown somewhat reliant on them. This has been a great service to the Mac community and I really appreciate all of …

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Personal

Off To Japan

I finally realized I was about 7,000 miles from home in a foreign county. I was in bed reading, trying to get tired at 2:30, when the call came. I needed to get to Japan immediately. I packed as fast as possible and headed to the airport without even a ticket. The prices at the …

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Squirt: Follow Me On Twitter

I used wordle.net to generate a tag cloud of my twitstream so you can see the kind of stuff I’m blabbering about on Twitter. I’m usually complaining about something or another – The “All Mail” Gmail folder in Mail.app, Frustration with Kindle for iPhone, The App Store – but sometimes I tweet some useful junk …

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