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First, for everyone who has submitted hints, thank you! We've published 164 Tiger-only tips so far, which is pretty amazing given that 10.4's only been shipping for about three weeks.

Also, if you submitted a hint, please don't assume that I've blown it off, deleted it, or otherwise lost it. As of today, there are literally hundreds of unread hints in the queue -- I'm about eight days behind the queue. So if you haven't seen your hint yet, don't despair; it's probably just because I haven't gotten to it yet. And while I appreciate the offers of assistance, I'm doing OK with the workload -- I don't think anyone wants to see 50+ hints a day here, as a lot of the good info would just go flowing past without a chance for everyone to see it. So yes, it will take a bit of time to catch up, but there won't be any lack of reading material during that time!

Finally, and most usefully, I've created a new Tiger Hints page. On this page, presented in batches of 100 per page, you'll find every single Tiger hint we've run. And, unlike my 10.3 hints page, this one is automatically updating, so it will always be current. You can sort the list by date or times viewed, and in ascending or descending order. This is the best way to quickly scan for the Tiger-only tips. A link to that page also appears in the header, directly above the tips area, and I'll leave that up for while so everyone has a chance to bookmark it.

Update: I fixed the theme issue noted in the comments, so it should be readable in all four themes. I've also added a new "sort by Alpha," just so you can see how often I start a hint with the letter "A."

I'm going to try to run another batch of hints this evening, and then do some more catchup this weekend...

-rob.
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Update on Tiger tips and the backlog...
Authored by: Danni on May 19, '05 07:13:33PM

I love the new Tiger Hints page! Very handy for quickly scanning through hints that I might not have thought I needed when they were first posted. But... Any chance of getting a slightly lighter shade for the background on the page? For those of us whose eyesight has faded a bit with age, it's tough reading the list of links on the deep blue background.



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Authored by: robg on May 19, '05 07:23:04PM

I forgot to check it in the other themes :) (it looks fine in Color Lines). So I'm working on that right now...

-rob.



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Authored by: robg on May 19, '05 07:58:54PM

OK, much better now -- all four themes now have a readable format on that page. I'd forgotten that I created a few new styles to handle the layout, and hadn't created those styles in each of the themes...

-rob.



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Update on Tiger tips and the backlog...
Authored by: Gabriel on May 20, '05 09:32:06AM

Would it be possible for users to see what's in the queue? This would help us avoid posting duplicate hints and maybe allow trusted users to help you evaluate hints before they are released - perhaps helping to eliminate the backlog in the first place.



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Authored by: dan55304 on May 20, '05 10:29:35AM

Glad to hear you've created a Tiger page. I'm not Tiger now...not Tiger soon so I was starting to feel very left out that there hasn't been much I could use lately. Don't forget us who are lagging behind...



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