Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 13th Apr 2010 17:31 UTC, submitted by ebasconp
Opera Software Since the announcement from Opera about submitting Opera Mini to the App Store made it to the front page, I can't really relegate the application's admittance into the App Store to the side column - I'm not particularly liked by the Apple fans as it is. So, here it goes, full frontal: Apple has accepted Opera Mini into the App Store.
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RE: Comment by kittynipples
by mtzmtulivu on Tue 13th Apr 2010 18:22 UTC in reply to "Comment by kittynipples"
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If download speed was all that was required to qualify as a "great browsing experience," then maybe. The rendering sucks, zooming is bad (only two modes, and one is unreadable), scrolling is choppy, detection of taps for hyperlinks is very inaccurate, their copy and paste barely works,... etc.

Apple probably approved this so that everybody can see how bad an application can be when it doesn't use native frameworks and widgets; which goes back to their purported motives for the recent SDK changes.

you are making an assumption that all those problems are a result of opera not using native frameworks(it it does) and with your logic, all applications written in native framework are 100% flawless, are they?.

lets all be honest and stop acting like an extended apple PR machine. Apple is a control freak and want absolute control over the runtime environment. Flash is banned primarily because it is a runtime environment apple cant control, the changes in SDK were made to stop people from depending on API apple doesnt control.

Flash has performance issue and flash spins can easily be made .. the SDK one just isnt supported by logic and your fails miserably.

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