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And Faces didn't identify any faces -- though it did seem to work on the tiny iPhoto library on my MBP.

Okay, I think I found out why Faces on my PMG5 wasn't working. Apparently, it needs to do a scan of my iPhoto library before it can begin recognizing faces, but it wasn't doing so because it was republishing my largish web gallery first. Also, my PMG5's iPhoto library is very large, and it looks like I'm going to have to let it scan overnight. On my MBP, the iPhoto library is miniscule in comparison.

Recent versions of iWeb have gradually lost the ability to format the main blog page and the archive page. For example, in the original version, you could omit a blog entry date. In the next version, you couldn't omit the date, but you could fake it by, say, changing the date color to the page background color on the archive page or the main blog page. In the new version, I haven't figured out how to do even that -- the entry list panes on the main blog page and the archive page show up as completely blank in the layout window. However, the newly published page retains the formatting I put in place with the previous version of iWeb. Go figure.

Not that I use it much, but the new version of Garageband appears to have lost a lot of my loops. When I click on a lost loop, it gives me the option of installing it, but when I click OK, the installer says I need Garageband 4 or newer -- and this is Garageband 5.

So, my first few hours with iLife '09 have not been very promising so far. :-(

(FWIW, I received iWork '09 some time ago. I really only use Keynote, and I haven't made a presentation recently. However, playing with all three iWork '09 apps has resulted in a glitch-free experience so far. IMO, Apple put much more polish into the new iWork versions than in the new iLife versions.)

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