The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Friday, 19 December 2003]

We’re going to need a lot of coffee here

This might take a while…NetNewsWire Lite with many unread feeds

I had a problem with the new and very nice favicon support in NetNewsWire Lite 1.0.7b1, and ended up exporting my subscriptions, throwing my prefs and the files in ~/Library/Application Support/NetNewsWire, which lead to all my feeds being completely unread (but the missing favicon did show up).

According to the release notes, the bug was squashed in 1.0.7fc1.

Thanks a lot to Brent Simmons for making this excellent RSS reader, and for making a free version available.

The addition of favicons in NNW is also why I finally got off my duff and created a favicon for this site. It certainly won’t go in the favicon hall of fame, but at least it’s something. It’s been a long time since I tried to create anything graphically pleasing in 16 pixels by 16 pixels. Urgh. Massive respect to icon designers–that’s one tough gig.

Music: “My Elastic Eye” by Chemical Brothers

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