Apple's bug reporter

Mark Anderson emer at
Thu Jul 11 16:25:20 PDT 2013

Doh. Perhaps it works better pre-release. I certainly recommend people on
Mavericks to report early and often.


Mark E. Anderson <emer at>

On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 7:21 PM, Mojca Miklavec <mojca at> wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 1:05 AM, Mark Anderson wrote:
> > Oh, I filed reports with apple. In fact, for anyone with troubles on any
> > OSX, is your best friend. Use it.
> Not that I want to discourage anyone, but not any single bug that I
> ever reported (I probably reported the first one around 2007) has ever
> been fixed.
> For one particular bug I remember experiencing it on Tiger (my first
> OS X ever), Leopard was consistently crashing on the same file (just
> trying to upload a simple regular valid PDF file made any web browser
> crash), Preview was nicely crashing too. With Snow Leopard it stopped
> crashing (most probably a matter of pure luck/by accident), but it
> still displayed the file horribly wrong. When I was already on Lion
> they decided to write back asking if the issue was resolved with the
> new OS. After replying that it wasn't, I never heard back.
> Even when printing was horribly broken (completely nonfunctional for
> Type1-flavoured OpenType fonts) and the bug must have influenced many
> printing businesses on macs, it took them a whole month to release a
> fix. I was begging friends to print files for me from Windows.
> Well, hope dies last. So filing a bug report from time to time might
> help the soul feel better ;)
> Mojca
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