Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Apr 2010 10:01 UTC
Mac OS X Over the weekend, a rumour spread like wildfire through Apple and Mac circles which stated that starting with Mac OS X 10.7, Apple would introduce the App Store model to the Mac, allowing only Apple-approved applications to run. It became apparent to me right away that this was a load of nonsense, and for once, I was right: Steve Jobs has personally dismissed the rumour.
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All the app store is is a repository of applications that apple controls the difference between the linux repos and apples way of doing things is that apple will not let you add any third party repos to your own machine by way of leaving out that functionality in their app store (installer). And you cant install software any other way on these machines (unlike linux)

I would have no problem with apple having an app store for osx but at the VERY LEAST allow for third party repos!

Edited 2010-04-26 18:22 UTC

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