The end of WW2 is celebrated in Moscow’s Red Square, 1945


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Download El Capitan

Since MacOS images are digitally signed by Apple, you can safely download El Capitan using eg. BitTorrent (link), as long as you

  1. Don’t run the Install OS X El Capitan.app file, but only write the OS image it contains (Contents/SharedSupport/InstallESD.dmg) to a USB stick (because, as far as I can gather, only the install image is signed)
  2. Verify the digital signature over Contents/SharedSupport/InstallESD.dmg, inside the downloaded Install OS X El Capitan.app, as per this answer: https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/262914/93129

https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/254720/download-el-capitan-installer-now-that-sierra-is-out

https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/257591/how-to-download-os-x-el-capitan-from-the-app-store-even-if-never-downloaded-befo

Encapsulation C++

A common question among newer Object-Oriented Programmers is “Why should I use and prefer to use getter and setter methods for my objects variables when I can simply set them as public?” For example, let’s consider the trivial object below: Continue reading