Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 16th Feb 2012 14:46 UTC
Mac OS X Well, this is a surprise. Several websites have a preview up of Apple's next Mac OS X release - it's called Mountain Lion, and continues the trend of bringing over functionality from iOS to Mac OS X. Lots of cool stuff in here we've all seen before on iPhones and iPads, including one very, very controversial feature: Gatekeeper. Starting with Mac OS X 10.8, Apple's desktop operating system will be restricted to Mac App Store and Apple-signed applications by default (with an opt-out switch), following in Windows 8's footsteps.
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lucas_maximus
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2009-08-18

Also from you won sources

Apple's introducing Gatekeeper, which can only be described as a bold new middle ground for app distribution: an optional setting in OS X 10.8 allows users to restrict their systems to run only apps that have been signed by trusted developers using a free certificate provided by Apple.


Which supports both of his assertions (except for the purchase of signing key) ... apparently you might want to take reading comprehension classes.

EDIT: I would like to point out that a signing of packages for a developer is very much like the signing of packages from a particular repository with Linux.

So apparently it is Evil if Apple make you do it, but alright if Fedora suggest it.

Double Standard all the time.

Edited 2012-02-16 20:10 UTC

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