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Saturday, January 15, 2000

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No Flying Freebee
by AppleSurf
The real beauty of the OS is not skin-deep. It goes sooooo much deeper.


Saturday, January 15, 2000
by Heng-Cheong Leong

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If an OS can perform memory management very well, wouldn't that mean that I never need to quit applications anymore? If I don't need an application anymore, it'll just quietly transfer the data in memory onto my hard disk, and stay in the background waiting to be activated again. In fact, installing an application would just mean starting up the application, and it stays running forever — even between shutdowns. Is that why there doesn't seem to be a process menu in Mac OS X?

Rumors from the long-time rumor-monger Mac the Knife indicates that a 466-MHz version of iMac is coming soon. Also coming soon: FreeHand 9, now in beta, and Director 8, with "improved Flash integrationand heightened Web savvy".

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