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So those of you lagging behind as I was, perhaps it is indeed worth the trouble of upgrading to High Sierra after all.

I know you miss the good old days running on Puma but glad to see you using something a little more modern.
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Dear WeatherCat faithful,

As mentioned elsewhere, I upgraded to High Sierra (macOS 10.13.6) this past Monday.  I have been pleased to see that High Sierra seems to manage memory a bit better than it predecessor.  Amazingly, WeatherCat itself is using quite a bit less memory than before.  Here is a graph with the before and after:



As you can see, over the previous weekend WeatherCat memory growth was quite rapid.  Monday afternoon into Tuesday I restarted WeatherCat a few times until I finally resolved the problem with my WC AppleScript Tags Processor script.  WeatherCat has been running now for almost 3 days and it is no where close to the 750 MB of RAM it was using over the weekend.

So those of you lagging behind as I was, perhaps it is indeed worth the trouble of upgrading to High Sierra after all.

Cheers, Edouard  [cheers1]
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Dear X-Air and WeatherCat collectors of programming wisdom,

In other news, Apple has seeded developers with the first build of iOS12.1. Can you remember when 12.0 was released? [rolleyes2]

As can be found on one of the volumes collecting that various Murphy's laws and their kinfolk: 

 ;) . . . If debugging is the way you remove bugs from a program, then programming must be the way to add new bugs to a program!   cmu:-)

Cheers, Edouard  [cheers1]
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General Computing/Macintosh / Re: Mojave?? Remember!! You are askin' for it!
« Last post by xairbusdriver on September 21, 2018, 05:11:25 PM »
In other news, Apple has seeded developers with the first build of iOS12.1. Can you remember when 12.0 was released? [rolleyes2] As Mr. Lincoln once said:"Every program has at least one bug.

Every program can be reduced in size by at least one line.

Therefore, every program can be reduced to a single line - which is a bug."
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WeatherCat General Discussion / Plan-B strongly recommended (Re: Mojave Monday)
« Last post by elagache on September 20, 2018, 11:41:44 PM »
Dear grenow, Felix, X-Air, Blick and WeatherCat "addicts," . . .

I'm led to believe that the latest update to Mac OS - 10.14, or Mojave - will be released on Monday. I know a few people have been running WC on the public beta: anything I should note before clicking install on the new OS? Will there be a "dark mode" update for WC, or a fix for the OS bug that's been causing a few us a WC hang/stalled relaunch issue?

[Can't resist the bleeding edge...]

As noted elsewhere . . . .

http://athena.trixology.com/index.php?topic=2826.0

Stu is extremely busy these days so patches for Mojave will most likely slower than we are used to.

If you insist on giving in to da' temptation, I strongly urge that you have a Plan-B already in mind.  It is possible to roll-back an OS upgrade, but it certainly ain't easy . . .

Remember . . . . .

Edouard
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WeatherCat General Discussion / Re: Mojave Monday
« Last post by Felix on September 20, 2018, 09:52:39 PM »
Nope, no Fusion Drive, Blick. 27-inch iMac, straight SSD, APFS from day one, quad-core i7. A look back through the developer threads will show this particular configuration never experienced any of the WC hangs which necessitated Stu’s ingenious work-around.
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WeatherCat General Discussion / Re: Mojave Monday
« Last post by xairbusdriver on September 20, 2018, 05:31:00 PM »
I think that's See-- code? [lol]
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WeatherCat General Discussion / Re: Mojave Monday
« Last post by Blicj11 on September 20, 2018, 05:28:25 PM »
Felix:
If your test machine has a fusion drive
      If you switched to APFS
            If you had any issues with that
                  What were the issues
            Else never mind
      Else never mind
Else never mind
End

Thanks
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WeatherCat General Discussion / Re: Mojave Monday
« Last post by xairbusdriver on September 20, 2018, 02:42:30 PM »
Quote
[Can't resist the bleeding edge...]
Yes you can! ;D
We're here to help! [cheer]
Don't try to cure yourself alone!
:-*

www.upgradersanonymous.org/patience
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General Computing/Macintosh / Re: Mojave?? Remember!! You are askin' for it!
« Last post by xairbusdriver on September 20, 2018, 02:33:57 PM »
I don't think Stu's suggestion has anything to do with WC. It's a widely held opinion by many developers and users. The problem is usually not with an app, it is with the difficulty of testing an massive collection of code called an Operating System with the almost infinite possible combinations of hardware and software on users system. There are reasons why even Apple states that users of their software do so "at their own risk" and that the software is licensed "AS IS" (the all CAPS is the way the text is displayed in their Terms of Service, btw, not just the way I typed it). Believe it or not, all of Apple's operating systems still have 'bugs' in them. Secondly, many developers have to create work arounds in their apps to overcome some of those bugs. [computer] Fortunately, good developers like Stu are very good at that task and we sometimes don't even know they've protected us from Apple's bugs. I think we should also remember that WC is not actually how Stu "keeps food on the table." [lol]

I'm sure WC has been tested on most, if not all, the Mojave ßetas. I have no concerns about running WC on Mojave. But I will not be installing the new OS for at least a few weeks. I might not be using High Sierra now if the hardware had not died last Spring! [rolleyes2] I have not even put Sierra on my wife's MBP! [blush]

"Maybe I'm paranoid, but that doesn't mean someone is not out to get me!" "I may be wrong, but I don't think so. It's a jungle out there!" cmu:-)
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