Rocky islands

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Mon Jul 22 04:51:23 EDT 2019


That is obviously the last hurrah of the Macintosh as a computer qua
computer rather than a bijou entertainment and communication device.
Sinking, sinking, sinking.

I'll stick with Mojave as have nothing entertaining to produce: unless you
find typing in dead Indian languages fun; at which point I pity you.

Love, Richmond.

On Mon, Jul 22, 2019, 2:24 AM Stephen Barncard via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> CRAP. Be Afraid. Be very very Afraid.
>
> I just went through hours of hell trying to get my desktop and documents
> back together after trying to NOT use iCloud. Good thing I backed up
> everything, but still had to reinstall the system.
>
> And I haven't had the courage to go beyond High Sierra.
>
> My 2010 power probably can't run  ... what's the name again? Catalina.
>
> at least it's a cat.
>
> har har.
>
> Now on to try and find a replacement for Siri.
> she only gets way in the way these days.. It's all or nothing at all and
> I'm tired of yelling at my phone.
> --
> Stephen Barncard - Sebastopol Ca. USA -
> mixstream.org
>
>
> On Sun, Jul 21, 2019 at 2:31 PM Richmond via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
> > "macOS Catalina gives you more of everything you love about
> > Mac. Experience music, TV, and podcasts in three all-new Mac apps. Enjoy
> > your favorite iPad apps now on your Mac. Extend your workspace and
> > expand your creativity with iPad and Apple Pencil. And discover smart
> > new features in the apps you use every day. Now you can take everything
> > you do above and beyond."
> >
> > Wow: I can translate that into far, far easier language:
> >
> > macOS Catalina gives you more of a plastic bathtoy; an extended
> > gramophone player, TV, fancy telephone and pornogram, and less of what I
> > was brought up to believe a computer really should be.
> >
> > Mind you, the "mene, mene, tekel, up-yours!" was there for all to see
> > when Steve Jobs killed off Hypercard.
> >
> > "Enjoy" . . . Cor! John Calvin was right.
> >
> > Love, Richmond.
> >
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