Monthly Archives: November, 2004

Working with Spotlight

[Original Link] Mac techies interested in the ‘Spotlight’ search technology that’s coming up in Tiger, the next version of Mac OS X, should have a look at this article.

I like this example. Backup all the files on your system containing the word ‘Tiger’:

for i in `mdfind Tiger`
    cp $i /Volumes/Backup/$i

The Compleat Angler

[Original Link] John Naughton on the subject of Coarse Phishing.

Pythons and Panthers

[Original Link] If you’re a Mac OS X user and you do any programming in Python, you should check out the Wiki at If, like me, you miss the proper readline editing support when using it interactively, grab Jack Jansen’s add-ons which make it really easy to install readline and various other handy things.

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