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Re: Mac testers needed for Frescobaldi!

From: Sarah k Alawami
Subject: Re: Mac testers needed for Frescobaldi!
Date: Wed, 21 May 2014 17:54:59 -0700

Ok for all, here is my initial testing of said app. I wrote up a very rough 
usability document that expresses my concirns with the app. It can be found at 
the following link.

I hope this helps a bit. Should you have any questions feel free to contact me. 
I can't promisje to know all the answers but I can try. Be blessed to all.

On Apr 22, 2014, at 3:42 AM, Davide Liessi <address@hidden> wrote:

> Dear Frescobaldi&LilyPond&Mac users,
> as some of you may know, I'm trying to make Frescobaldi more
> Mac-friendly, by packaging it as a native application bundle inside a
> standard DMG disk image.
> I would be very grateful if you could test the experimental
> application bundle I prepared and report the results and your version
> of Mac OS X, especially if you are running 10.7 (Lion) or higher. [1]
> You can find a DMG disk image containing the application bundle at
> The test should be harmless: the only collateral effect is that any
> change you'll make to the settings inside this application bundle will
> be picked up by your usual installation of Frescobaldi, since they'll
> share the same preferences file. [2]
> Anyway, please be aware that this application bundle is considered
> experimental and is built from a development version of Frescobaldi,
> so it isn't suitable for everyday use: after the tests I advise you to
> delete the application bundle and wait for the next release. [3]
> Best wishes.
> Davide
> [1] My machine runs 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and I currently have only
> occasional access to a 10.8 (Mountain Lion) machine.
> [2] Actually, if your usual version of Frescobaldi is older than
> October 2013, your settings will become inaccessible from that
> version, while they will still be accessible from versions of the
> program newer than that date.
> But if you're running such an old version, you should seriously
> consider updating to a newer one: Frescobaldi has improved a whole lot
> in the last months!
> [3] To avoid messing with your current setup (except for the settings
> changes) and forgetting to delete the application bundle after the
> test, you can run the application directly from the disk image,
> without copying it to the /Applications directory.
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