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Exact text of error message?

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  1. AliceWyman 5147 posts
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    The text of the error message given in this article is Firefox.app cannot be opened because the identity of the developer cannot be confirmed.

    Is it Firefox.app cannot be opened or can't be opened? We should give the exact text of the error message. In other applications where this occurs on OS X 10.9.5 the error is <application> can't be opened because the identity of the developer cannot be confirmed.

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    The text of the error message given in this article is '''Firefox.app cannot be opened because the identity of the developer cannot be confirmed.''' Is it Firefox.app '''cannot''' be opened or '''can't''' be opened? We should give the exact text of the error message. In other applications where this occurs on OS X 10.9.5 the error is '''<application> can't be opened because the identity of the developer cannot be confirmed. ''' See: * https://discussions.apple.com/thread/6544665 ''"Quartz Composer" can't be opened because the identity of the developer cannot be confirmed.'' *https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1021905 ''New Install of Thunderbird, try to use and get this error message: Thunderbird.app can't be opened because the identity of the developer cannot be confirmed.''
  2. AliceWyman 5147 posts
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    More examples:

    Quote:

    I just updated my Mac with Maverick and could not use FileZilla. I downloaded what I think is the latest version and installed it. When I try to open it is says "FileZilla can't be opened because the identity of the developer cannot be confirmed. 
    

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    I just did an upgrade of REAPER64.app for OS X to version 4.73, from the disc image reaper473_x86_64.dmg downloaded just now.
    When I tried launching it, I got the error "“REAPER64.app” can’t be opened because the identity of the developer cannot be confirmed."
    
    More examples: *https://forum.filezilla-project.org/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=34200 ''FileZilla Can't Be Opened - Just downloaded'' Quote: I just updated my Mac with Maverick and could not use FileZilla. I downloaded what I think is the latest version and installed it. When I try to open it is says "FileZilla can't be opened because the identity of the developer cannot be confirmed. *http://forum.cockos.com/showthread.php?p=1409758 ''Reaper 4.73 for OS X 64-bit not correctly signed?'' Quote: I just did an upgrade of REAPER64.app for OS X to version 4.73, from the disc image reaper473_x86_64.dmg downloaded just now. When I tried launching it, I got the error "“REAPER64.app” can’t be opened because the identity of the developer cannot be confirmed."
  3. Joni 351 posts
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    Hi Alice,

    I couldn't reproduce the error message myself, but someone sent me a screenshot: http://people.mozilla.org/~spohl/Gatekeeper-warning-Firefox.app.png

    So we need to change the message to "can't".

    Thanks for bringing this up.

    Joni

    Hi Alice, I couldn't reproduce the error message myself, but someone sent me a screenshot: http://people.mozilla.org/~spohl/Gatekeeper-warning-Firefox.app.png So we need to change the message to "can't". Thanks for bringing this up. Joni
  4. ideato 567 posts
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    Joni said

    So we need to change the message to "can't".

    Done, it's pending review.

    ''Joni [[#post-10124|said]]'' <blockquote> So we need to change the message to "can't". </blockquote> Done, it's pending review.
  5. flod 19 posts
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    ideato said

    Joni said
    So we need to change the message to "can't".

    Done, it's pending review.

    Note that you actually reverted several changes, error message was already fixed by Joni a couple of minutes before.

    ''ideato [[#post-10126|said]]'' <blockquote> ''Joni [[#post-10124|said]]'' <blockquote> So we need to change the message to "can't". </blockquote> Done, it's pending review. </blockquote> Note that you actually reverted several changes, error message was already fixed by Joni a couple of minutes before.
  6. ideato 567 posts
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    flod said

    ideato said
    Joni said
    So we need to change the message to "can't".

    Done, it's pending review.

    Note that you actually reverted several changes, error message was already fixed by Joni a couple of minutes before.

    Yes, indeed, we change the article in the same time with Joni !!!

    I defer my review :-):-):-):-):-)

    cheers

    ''flod [[#post-10127|said]]'' <blockquote> ''ideato [[#post-10126|said]]'' <blockquote> ''Joni [[#post-10124|said]]'' <blockquote> So we need to change the message to "can't". </blockquote> Done, it's pending review. </blockquote> Note that you actually reverted several changes, error message was already fixed by Joni a couple of minutes before. </blockquote> Yes, indeed, we change the article in the same time with Joni !!! I defer my review :-):-):-):-):-) cheers