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

Pascal J. Bourguignon pjb at informatimago.com
Sat Oct 23 12:16:28 PDT 2010

Ron Garret <ron at flownet.com> writes:

> On Oct 23, 2010, at 7:37 AM, Paul Krueger wrote:
>> Apple's array of documentation, sample code, tools, and other forms
>> of developer assistance is absolutely unprecedented in my
>> experience. So saying that Apple doesn't care about developers is
>> just silly.
> Perhaps I should have said that Apple doesn't care what developers
> *think*.  All Apple cares about is that they produce apps.

And by the way, 30,000 more developers each month think it's worthwhile
to subscribe to the Apple Developer programs and to start developing
MacOSX or iOS applications.

> What bothers me is not so much the obsolescence as the unprecedented
> control that Apple is taking.  I personally do not want to be beholden
> to a private bureaucracy that is in no way accountable to anyone but
> their shareholders.

I could have told you in 2000 to buy Apple shares...  
Too bad I had no money then.

__Pascal Bourguignon__                     http://www.informatimago.com/

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