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Mac OS X Zip Expanding Utility

Firefox (and possibly other applications) may ask you what you want to do with .zip archives that you download from the Internet. If you want to expand them with Mac OS X (rather than StuffIt Expander), you may be unsure of which application actually does the job. You're looking for Archive Utility (in Leopard and later) or BOMArchiveHelper (in Tiger). In either case, the application is stored in Hard Drive/System/Library/Core Services/. Don't move it from there, though, or you'll confuse matters.

 
 

Connection Machine WAIS Server Down

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Connection Machine WAIS Server Down -- Unfortunately, due to financial troubles, Thinking Machines has taken down the vastly useful Connection Machine WAIS server, effective 27-Dec-94. The data is all pretty much safe, so it's likely to appear again at some other site in the future. In the meantime, the sources for TidBITS, <comp.sys.mac.programmer>, Info-Mac Digest, the CIA World Factbook, and others are not available. I'm talking with various people about ways of making the Connection Machine sources available once again, but until then, all I can say is to be patient. The list of sources lost includes: [ACE]

 CM-fortran-manual.src
 CM-paris-manual.src
 CM-star-lisp-docs.src
 CM-tech-summary.src
 CMFS-documentation.src
 Connection-Machine.src
 RSInetwork.src
 bible.src
 comp.sys.mac.programmer.src
 fatfree-cookbook.src
 info-mac.src
 info-nets.src
 macintosh-news.src
 macintosh-tidbits.src
 risks-digest.src
 scsi-2.src
 silent-tristero.src
 sun-spots.src
 usenet-cookbook.src
 world-factbook.src

 

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