Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 23rd Jul 2009 07:08 UTC
Legal A win for people who hate the DMCA and censorship. As we reported on earlier this year, Apple pressured the public wiki site Bluwiki into removing several pages about how to sync iPods and other devices with the iTunes database without actually going through iTunes. Apple invoked the DMCA and sent several cease and desist letters, after which Bluwiki removed the pages in question. However, the Electronic Frontier Foundation got involved, and together with law firm Keker & Van Nest they sued Apple. It worked.
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broch
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2006-05-04

ask Apple why carbon (used for Photoshop) 64-bit development was abandonned:

Lightroom for OS X was writend in cocoa from the start so no problem. Adobe used carbon for Photoshop because it was easier and Apple promised to deliver 64-bit carbon. Because Apple failed, Adobe has to get cocoa version of Photoshop.
So no 64-bit carbon means dealay in 64-bit development of Photoshop.

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jabbotts Member since:
2007-09-06

That explains the upper issue, Carbon is the dependency that Adobe based it's stuff on. From a developer point of view, is there a clear reason why carbon's source tree couldn't just be compiled against 64bit libraries? If they have a 32bit carbon, why so hard to compile a 64bit carbon?

If the issue is that Adobe's 32bit stuff is coca where they developed the 64bit against carbon expecting it to be available, why can't they go back and recompile the 32bit adobe coca stuff against 64bit libraries?

If it was a business decision then Booo! If there is a technical reason for this though, that's worth hearing about.

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