@seanhussey Noise level is reasonable: quiet fans, drive noise decently muted. It does have a sleep mode which is even quieter, and it stays connected. The software (web-based) is weirdly overdesigned and Windows-desktoppy, but otherwise fine. I'm happy.
@seanhussey Oh! Yeah, it's been great. iTunes is iTunes, though, so you have to watch it and make sure it doesn't reset its media location back to ~/Music. (And make sure you always quit before you disconnect the NAS volume.) iPhoto/Aperture seem fine.
Dear Apple: I realize you’re committed to keeping iTunes Connect as terrible as possible, but maybe you could find it in your heart not to subscribe test users to marketing lists? Hugs and kisses always, etc. — photos.app.net/21797154/1
@clarkgoble Handles are conceptually different — they were for blocks of memory that could move around between accesses, so you would have to lock them before use. These are just your standard double-pointer output arguments.
This Stack Overflow answer is mostly correct, but no one involved understands how pointers work. Not even the commenters. Software development as cargo cult. http://stackoverflow.com/questions/19438261/how-to-use-progress-parameter-in-afnetworking-2-0
@joshducharme True, but I think that’s mostly due to Apple’s rule that apps can’t be non-functional without purchase. Conversely, arcade games had to contain elements of skill in order not to be classified as gambling machines — see the history of pinball.