Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 21st Jul 2012 23:06 UTC
In the News Okay, so this is entirely new to me. Sparrow is was an email client for Mac OS X and iOS (and Windows), which brought a decent Gmail experience to these platforms - as opposed to Apple's own not-so-good Gmail support and Google's Gmail iOS application which, well, is just a webpage. Google has now acquired Sparrow, and basically all hell has broken loose, to the point of Rian van der Merwe writing that 'we' lost "faith in a philosophy that we thought was a sustainable way to ensure a healthy future for independent software development, where most innovation happens".
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Comment by bouhko
by bouhko on Mon 23rd Jul 2012 12:52 UTC
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I'm wondering what would have been the reaction of the Apple crowd if Apple instead of Google had bought Sparrow.

More on the subject, I don't see why people are complaining. They paid for an app and as far as I know, they can still use the app and Sparrow even said they'll provide maintenance fixes.

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