My Mac tries to reopen things as they were on reboot...
Sat Jul 02, 2022 12:42am

it never works right. It basically just reopens some of the apps that were open when the OS rebooted.

  • How hard would it be to do things like restart without - Puckdropper, Tue May 24 2022 4:27am
    disrupting the user's environment? Sometimes I get my 4-5 apps open and a restart just kills things. It also destroys my short term memory of where things were and how they were. Sometimes I don't want to save *yet*, I'm trying something and don't want the clutter on my disk. (How many people have... more
    • My Mac tries to reopen things as they were on reboot...- Erik_, Sat Jul 02 2022 12:42am
      • Windows does some of that too now. - Puckdropper, Sat Jul 02 2022 5:11am
        They're also trying to somehow preserve your documents if a reboot is necessary, kinda like tablets do.
        • now. When using stuff like IntelliJ or VS Code, I don't even think anymore of having to manually save. I wonder how much disk IO that generates? Even if it's small, it must be a lot of writes. I feel like I haven't had an issue where even a word was missing. I'm not using spinning magnetic disks anymore... more
          • It's good on a case by case basis... - Puckdropper, Tue Jul 19 2022 3:22am
            Yahoo! Mail used to automatically save drafts, it was really handy. Groups IO automatically saves drafts, and it's just annoying. Both message sending websites and the same behavior works nice on one and terribly on the other. (I know, we're talking about programs but you get the point.) Code/Design... more
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