Video: Pretty

March 4, 2006

Pink Screen of Death!

The joy of porting your Mac app to Intel with undocumented file formats that do their own sweet thing:

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6 Responses to “Video: Pretty”

  1. ade Says:

    Excuse the ignorance, but why does the screen turn slowly pink?

  2. Steve Says:

    I know I don’t explain it, but I’m opening a corrupt movie file in iTunes.

    This is just one of the fun things that can happen when moving your application from PowerPC to Intel and you get your bytes the wrong way round, or so it seems.

    Update – not that anyone cares: Actually, I don’t think it has got anything to do with that.

  3. ade Says:

    Oh – so things are transitioned as smooth as was told? That’s slightly worrying then. 😦

  4. Steve Says:

    Don’t worry! This is just unreleased stuff I’m testing. If you’re using finished products you shouldn’t get any of these sort of problems.

    I only posted it because the slow pink wash is a pretty bizarre thing to happen!

  5. hanso Says:

    That is actually quite pretty. Can you change the colour to something other than pink? Or rather, why is it pink to begin with, I ask.

  6. Steve Says:

    That’s just the way it goes. I have a pink screen of death.


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