SubEthaEdit 2.0 Refines Collaboration -- The Coding Monkeys have released version 2.0 of SubEthaEdit, their unique real-time collaborative text editor. This release adds several editing features such as regular expression-based search and replace, text auto-completion, a split-window view, conversion of line endings, and read-only access. It also enables you to invite other people on your local network to your shared document using Rendezvous. Developer-friendly features include AppleScript and ActionScript syntax highlighting, and per-mode preferences. SubEthaEdit 2.0 is not compatible with version 1.0, so each collaborator must be running the latest version to share documents. The program is a 1.2 MB download, and is free for non-commercial use; a commercial license costs $35. [JLC]
Single Time Machine Backups
Tired of Time Machine running all the time? You can turn it off in the Time Machine preference pane, but still initiate a single backup by choosing Back Up Now from Time Machine's menu bar icon. Of course, your backup is much less likely to be up to date, but Time Machine won't be taking any resources while you're trying to work.