December 27th, 2004


Email to EMI

Do you think I'll get a response? Let me rephrase that; do you think I'll get a satisfactory response?

Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2004 12:21:23 +1100
Subject: Faulty CD: Jet - Get Born

Hi there,

I just bought the Jet album, Get Born, on CD. I've been looking forward to getting it, but it doesn't work. :-( My iMac's CD drive seems to have a mini heart attack - it keeps whirring and failing to read the CD. I have to restart the computer to be able to eject the CD.

I can't see any scratches on the CD, so I'm guessing the problem has something to do with the copy controlled logo on the back of the CD cover.

I'll return the CD, but that leaves me without the album... Where can I find a normal CD of Get Born so that I can successfully add it to my iTunes music library on the iMac?


Nathan Jones

Opera - version 8 & licence changes

I have four licences for Opera 7: two for Windows and one each for MacOS and Linux. And now they've gone and decided that they'd just sell a single licence for all three desktop platforms! Oh well. I certainly don't begrudge them the money I've contributed.

In other Opera news, version 7.60 will actually be released as Opera 8 instead. So far, I've only had a quick look at the beta, but it looks good. Importantly, it fixes some problems with absolute positioning, and has better DOM support, which means it will work with apps like Gmail.

In other browser news, I was pleased to have a win on the Firefox front on Christmas Day. My step brother had been having problems with Internet Explorer, so I wrote "" on an envelope. He called later in they day to say that they had installed it and it was working nicely. :-)
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