On 4/2/09 12:44 PM, in article
7F36DBCB-519A-43DF-8B9C-D15814DDA598(a)rosiba.com, "Alex Ross"
On Apr 2, 2009, at 10:06 AM, Matt Neuburg wrote:
This really just happened to me. Really. I know I
jokes yesterday, but that was yesterday. This is real.
I created this Ruby script in TextMate:
s = "wackamole"
I ran it, and the RubyMate output window displayed:
Weird, eh? And it is part of a longer story; the string "wag wag"
displayed as "w w", and the string "ruff ruff" was being displayed
(Never mind why I was testing those strings.)
I quit TextMate, restarted my computer, and everything is back to
But would anyone like to suggest a cause for what happened? Cosmic
Belated April Fools day easter-egg-type joke?? The conficker
anyone else ever seen anything like this? m.
It could have been a WebKit bug WebKit is used to render the html
output window, and it has been known to behave strangely from time to
time. Another possibility is that your font caches had become
corrupted. Either of these problem could have been corrected be a
Quite sensible suggestions, really. Thanks!
The curious thing is that later in the day TextMate began crashing on a
different machine! The crashes *did* seem to be a font problem. Restarting
seemed to help there, too. m.
matt neuburg, phd = matt(a)tidbits.com, <http://www.tidbits.com/matt/>
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