[nycbug-talk] WWDC representation for NYCBUG

Bob Ippolito bob
Mon Jun 21 11:12:00 EDT 2004

On Jun 21, 2004, at 11:06 AM, mikel king wrote:

> Bob Ippolito wrote:
>> I'm attending WWDC later this month (28th-2nd), and I know a lot of 
>> you own or maintain Apple gear, so I was wondering if there are any 
>> pressing questions or issues that you all have that I can take with 
>> me to San Fran.  I'm quasi-officially representing the MacPython 
>> community on my ticket, but I'm sure I could be of some service to 
>> the local BSD community as well.
>> As the title suggests, this is a developers conference, so I will be 
>> speaking with mostly engineers.  Questions and comments about Apple's 
>> legal/political stance do not apply.  Also, it should be obvious that 
>> it's hardly even worth asking questions about Apple's future plans 
>> (beyond the Tiger release, anyway).  You've got a full week to come 
>> up with stuff, so take your time.  If it's about a technical issue 
>> please do a little research first (Google is your friend?) to make 
>> sure that we're not asking for answers already available.
>> Additionally, since I am and will be under NDA, I may not be able to 
>> completely answer all inquiries immediately upon my return as some of 
>> the information may be dependent on information Apple has not yet 
>> made public which I will not legally be allowed to disclose.   
>> However, I assure you that questions asked and comments raised are 
>> better than those never heard :)
> dhcp...For some reason I have had a lot of trouble with dhcp on 10.2 
> and 10.3...workstations intermittently pickup and drop their settings. 
> Most of my clients are mixed pc and mac, and it is always the macs 
> giving trouble with the dhcp services. I gotten into the habit of 
> using fixed ip on the macs cause they just refuse to cooperate.

This is probably because whichever dhcp client OS X uses can cause some 
DHCP daemons to act retarded.  As far as I know, it's actually a bug in 
your DHCP server.  I know the problem fixes itself whenever I restart 

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