Re: SheepShaver update
- Two files download in the folder you've provided: SheepShaver-KDH-280608
and SheepShaver-KDS-280608. I assume I'm supposed to replace the
current version of SS that I'm running with one of these files. Which one?
--- In email@example.com, "John Rethorst" <jrethorst@...> wrote:
> It took longer to get to it than I wanted, but I've been able to do some
> testing on the Sheepshaver release of 14 June 2008 (link in the Links
> section here and files in the Files section). This is an Intel-only build
> (although source is available to build for PPC) that fixes several issues:
> if you clicked outside of the SS window more than 30 or 40 times
> during an SS session, SS would freeze. Fixed.
> Clicking in text to place the text cursor is accurate. The build has
> two solutions for this issue, one hardware-based and the other
> software-based. I find the hardware-based one works better. It's
> something of a misnomer, since no new hardware is needed. The
> I-beam cursor now also disappears when you start typing, staying
> hidden until you move the mouse.
> Command-key flakiness is fixed.
> As far as I can see, there are now no defects in SS-WP in
> comparison with any other word processor, on any platform.
> Fast printing to paper or PDF, access to OSX Oxford dictionary,
> send links from a WP doc to your OSX browser . . .
> WP was always faster than any other program, except maybe
> WriteNow, on legacy Macs. With each new Intel chip, WP keeps
> getting faster than it's ever been.
> John R.
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "jeraldbricker" <jeraldbricker@...> wrote:
>They differ only in how they resolve an issue with cursor placement. Hardly
> Two files download in the folder you've provided: SheepShaver-KDH-280608
> and SheepShaver-KDS-280608. I assume I'm supposed to replace the
> current version of SS that I'm running with one of these files. Which one?
any difference, but I find I like the H version better.