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  1. ClassicHasClass

    New old poster!

    Quick, before it self-destructs! http://www.floodgap.com/iv/1823
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    iMac G3 ... with a little sumthin' extra.

    So today I picked up a blueberry iMac G3 (tray-loading 333MHz) as a board and system spare for my strawberry iMac which I plan to put in the music/guest room, but it came with a bonus ... not only was it in the proper (if wrong colour) iMac G3 box, it also sported a 600MHz Sonnet HARMONi card...
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    Classic Mac OS will survive Y2038 (and maybe longer)

    One of the bugs I fixed in Classilla 9.3.2 was an issue with cookies far in the future overflowing the 32-bit time value in the classic Mac OS. Interestingly, this value is unsigned, unlike the regular time_t in OS X, which is signed. It is well-known that 32-bit time_t values have a Y2038...
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    Classilla 9.3.2

    Posted to the macos9 mailing list:
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    I really liked bbraun's Toy Room, so I did one of my own. These count as conquests, right? http://www.floodgap.com/etc/machines.html
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    Philips hue

    I picked up the Philips hue wireless lights to play with, and, well, they're not cheap, but they sure are cool. Especially since they can be directly manipulated through HTTP, so I threw together a command line tool for that. http://www.floodgap.com/software/huepl/ It's really fun to control...
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    Classilla 9.3.1

    Posted to the Mac OS 9 list.
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    TAM gets buzzed, joyrides in my car, texts Lindsay Lohan for

    I'm testing Classilla 9.3.1 out this morning on the TAM by posting to 68KMLA from it (yes! :) more later). I'm noticing the more I use the TAM, though, that it develops a really annoying buzzing like the system bus is leaking into the audio. It doesn't happen right away; a hard power down...
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    OMAN: Power Mac citizens, time to infest App.net!

    If you are like me and paid your $50/yr (well, I paid for developer tier, so $100/yr) for App.net, then dang it, there should be a Power Mac client. It's basic, but it works. http://www.floodgap.com/software/oman/ I'm @doctorlinguist there. Rawr.
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    not a Mac: HP Visualize C8000

    Picked up a HP Visualize C8000 for a nice price, the last of the HP-UX PA-RISC workstations. This one is well-equipped with a FireGL-UX card (the same as the ATI professional FireGL series), dual-core 1.1GHz PA-8900 CPU and a gig of RAM. I'd have it booted and ready to show, but it does not like...
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    Rockwell AIM-65

    Purchased from a fellow collector. This is a 6502-based system with an LED display and a printer (both 20-column), essentially an upgraded KIM-1. This unit has an assembler and BASIC as well, and is obviously in great shape. I love these 6502 trainers. http://www.floodgap.com/iv/1601
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    Disk Tools floppy that can boot a TAM

    All of the Disk Tools floppies (7.6, 8.0 and 8.1) I have tried on my TAM crash it. Does anyone have a *floppy* image that boots a TAM or know of one? Yes, I can boot it from CD, but I want to create a boot floppy for a project.
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    Bad news: MacClip Jr tanks with 601 card

    I was hoping that the 601 Power Macintosh card in my Quadra 800 would go from 66 to 80MHz when I clockchipped the Q800 from 33 to 40 (since it will run at 80 in the 840AV). Alas, after a startup sound and a pause, it then goes into the chimes of death. (Incidentally, since I don't see this...
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    Found in the bowels of my storage lockers

    So it's not so much conquest as "repossession" 8) I had totally forgotten I had these. - A boxed Newer Technology MacClip, which I bought in a liquidation sale "just in case." This is going on my Q800, which will bump the CPU from 33MHz to 40MHz, and the 601 card from 66MHz to a blistering...
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    Overclocking Luxo

    My daily driver remains my quad G5, and my regular laptop is this iBook G4/1.33 (12") I'm typing this in. I picked up a really nice Luxo 1GHz (15" USB 2.0) that I restored and I've been using that as my backup workstation for a few months because it's quiet, it's reasonably compact, it's really...
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    This is *not* something I'm working on, and I don't even know who this person is, but someone in Japan took the TenFourFox ESR changesets, modified and applied them to Thunderbird, and created TenFourBird. It comes in all four architecture builds and will run on 10.4 and 10.5. It even comes with...
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    Quadra 800 and stuff

    Picked up today from a friend's parents' house, a Q800. Haven't really looked at it yet, don't know if it works. Came with a nice if somewhat yellowed Extended Keyboard II, plus a SCSI Zip 100 and a firewire (!) Zip 750. If I get it operational, I think I'll slap A/UX on it.
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    Cache for a quarter!

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    Classilla 9.3.0

    As posted to macos9:
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    AlphaSmart Dana

    Got a 16MB AlphaSmart Dana with WiFi. Fun unit, been spending the weekend (between TenFourFox builds) getting it to speak PPP over USB to the G5. I'm delighted to have a PalmOS netbook-style device, it just "feels so right." In some ways I like it even better than the eMate, and Plua makes...