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RE: Notifications and iOS
by Neolander on Tue 14th Jun 2011 13:01 UTC in reply to "Notifications and iOS"
Neolander
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Well, considering that work on MobileNotifier has begun in late 2010 [1][2], I think it's safe to say that it was itself heavily inspired by the notification system of... well, just about every other mobile OS out there at the time, Android included.

But it's not exactly a big deal, frankly. Good ideas SHOULD be copied, except when patent insanity makes the cost unbearable.

[1] http://www.peterhajas.com/blog/2010/9/22/looking-ahead-mobilenotifi...
[2] https://github.com/peterhajas/MobileNotifier/commits/master?page=13

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