I have returned controls over the posting of comments to normal: you are again very welcome to post […]
For some weeks, this blog has been targeted increasingly by one specific source of comment spam. I am […]
What this site does and doesn’t collect about you.
Adds display of the total size of xattrs, total data fork size, and their sum in its window.
I claimed (from a guess) that there might be 0.8 GB of xattrs in my Home folder. I was wildly wrong: there are actually over 3.8 GB. Here’s how xattrs are distributed.
My screenshots are now tagged with metadata supporting Spotlight search, and Hazel uses that to sort them into folders automatically.
I am afraid that this blog has once again been under a spam attack all day, in which […]
Contains binary data on the last integrity check made using fsck on a disk image. Can be deleted to enable some images to be mounted.
Contains details of the last checksum of a disk image, performed using hdiutil verify, which can be compared against that stored in the image. Read-only and compressed images only.
Families of types covering most forms of metadata, published in open source in 2009. Now largely superseded by com.apple.metadata equivalents.