[Openmcl-devel] Mac App store: will CCL apps fly?

Pascal J. Bourguignon pjb at informatimago.com
Sat Oct 23 04:49:11 UTC 2010


Ron Garret <ron at flownet.com> writes:

> On Oct 22, 2010, at 4:35 PM, Sudhir Shenoy wrote:
>
>> I think this is really unfair to Apple. For years, they've been
>> providing a nice development environment for the Mac (Xcode etc.)
>> along with a wide variety of programming languages (including Java,
>> Python, Perl, Ruby etc.) installed with the developer tools. This was
>> all done at no cost so hobbyists like me could continue to write code
>> with no commercial objectives in mind ...
>
> Oh dear.
>
> Do you know what a feedlot is?
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feedlot
>
> The cows that inhabit the feedlot probably think they're getting a
> sweet deal.  Free food, no obligations.  XCode is a feedlot.
> Developers are the cows.  The app store is the milking shed.

If only developers used MacOSX, Apple could easily cut the line, by
moving Xcode to Linux.

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