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

Bill St. Clair wws at clozure.com
Sat Oct 23 12:25:39 UTC 2010


On 10/23/10 01:45, Ron Garret wrote:
> 
> On Oct 22, 2010, at 9:58 PM, Sudhir Shenoy wrote:
> 
>>
>> On Oct 23, 2010, at 9:36 AM, Ron Garret wrote:
>>
>>> On Oct 22, 2010, at 4:35 PM, Sudhir Shenoy wrote:

>>> 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.
>>
>> Hyperbole
> 
> Metaphor.

Heh. As a kid, I visited the feed lot in Greeley, Colorado. You can
smell it from a mile away. The smell is not pleasant.

-Bill



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