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TidBITS#201/08-Nov-93

Ever wondered what those dire-sounding software license agreements mean? Check out Brady Johnson’s article on just what you aren’t agreeing to. In the more agreeable department, we look at two PowerBook books, including the essential PowerBook Companion, glance briefly at the latest in viruses, peek through a keyhole at the upcoming FoxPro for Macintosh, and reveal the shameful truth about the low-end model of the Quadra 610 (well, OK, it’s not that bad).

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Administrivia

Recently, we've received several complaints about insensitive comments in TidBITS. Unfortunately, it seems that every time we stray from the facts of an article, or point out in a non-serious way what we feel is an odd situation, someone writes to complain

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Fred Showker

Fred Showker writes: Color It has been in my tool box for some time, and I can report from personal experience that it is a smooth operator. I have used it in many projects for which Photoshop was too cumbersome

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Quadra 610 Intro Error

Technical Support Coordinator, BAKA Computers Apple shamefacedly admitted last week that its introductory materials and data sheets for the Quadra 610 incorrectly stated that all Quadra 610s have a floating point unit (FPU)

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FoxPro/Mac Rumors

Pythaeus writes that long after buying Fox Software, Microsoft may finally release FoxPro for Macintosh, probably at Macworld Expo in San Francisco for $495

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The Flu Season Returns

The chill is returning to the air as autumn moves on (well, at least in the Northern Hemisphere), and it appears that some Macs have caught two new bugs, viruses actually

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The Second Coming, Cheap

We're all used to purchasing updates to software packages since the programmers add useful new features and fix bugs, right? The more I learn about the publishing industry, the more I realize how closely it resembles the software industry