May 27 Information Alley describes a problem with Power Macintosh 5400, 6400, and 6360 series computers, when printing multiple page documents to a Hewlett Packard DeskWriter 680c over LocalTalk. In particular, the following message appears: "Your document scheduled to print on DeskWriter 680c has been canceled because of an AppleTalk Error. Make sure the printer is properly connected and turned on. Try printing again." "Apple and Hewlett Packard are aware of this issue. It occurs only when printing on an isolated LocalTalk network from Power Macintosh 5400, 6400, and 6360 series computers to the HP DeskWriter … Read moreThe
as mentioned here last time), a representative from Apple writes: "It appears that we posted a version of the Button Disabler 1.2 disk image without a Read Me document. Additionally, a text document appeared next to the disk image on Apple Software Update sites that incorrectly stated that the control panel will work with "Performa/LC 5xx series computers." Button Disabler 1.2 was updated for users with a Performa or Power Macintosh 52xx, 53xx, 62xx, 63xx, 5400, 6400, 5500, or 6500 series computers and adds no new functionality.&… Read moreRegarding problems with Button Disabler 1.2 (
Kaleidoscope 1.6 is out. You can get it from several additional locations, including a new Kaleidoscope web site and the MRP. There is also a new Third Party Scheme Archive. Version 1.6 is significantly faster than previous versions and fixes long-standing problems with WindowShade, DoubleScroll, the Global Village menu, and ATM. (Thanks, Greg Landweber.) b. Netscape Communicator 4.0b5 is out. (Thanks, Dave Hamilton.) c. File Buddy, a general utility for working with files and folders, has been updated yet again, this time to version 4.0.4. d. CopyThru 2.5.1, a utility for copying … Read morea.
posted last week about Explorer 3.0.1: a. A reader claims that fixing the POP server problem should not require ISPs to reconfigure their servers. In particular, the reader claims that a document on POP3 standards "outlines what commands a client and server must support during the authorization state, none of which is AUTH. There are only two authentication methods supported, one is USER (followed by PASS) and the second is APOP. ISPs should not have to change their servers to accommodate Explorer's Mail and News nonstandard use of … Read moreUpdated info on previously reported problems Regarding items
GoMac 1.2 utility, as mentioned here previously: a. According to Stephen Giles, the developer of GoMac confirms that it is "necessary to have the General Controls control panel loaded" in order to get "the Programs and Documents sub-menus to show up in the Start menu." b. Stephen also found a GoMac 1.2 conflict with the slide show modes of JPEGView 3.3.1 and Jade 1.2 (the screen went black and no JPEGs were displayed). After some further testing, he found that this problem only occurred if GoMac is … Read moreRegarding the recently released