Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 10th Mar 2013 15:32 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones "Jay Sullivan, Mozilla's VP of Product, has revealed that the not-for-profit organization is not going to build an iOS version of its Firefox web browser as long as Apple doesn't mend its unfriendly ways towards third party browsers." So that would most likely be never.
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RE: Comment by shmerl
by Nelson on Sun 10th Mar 2013 19:02 UTC in reply to "Comment by shmerl"
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It is hard to sandbox this sort of thing. It would potentially open the door to apps doing things outside of what Apple's gate keepers certified.

An app could be a fart app, download and execute some code and become much more malicious.

That said, I think Apple (and MSFT) use a heavy hand here. On Windows Phone you can apply for a "Technical Exemption" which means, yeah I broke the rules, but I have a good reason for doing so.

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