Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 10th Apr 2010 08:57 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y "Apple's current - and in our opinion, objectionable - position is now close to the complete opposite of its initial stance. From promoting openness and standards, the company is now pushing for an ever more locked-down and restricted platform. It's bad for competition, it's bad for developers, and it's bad for consumers. I hope that there will be enough of a backlash that the company is forced to reconsider, but with the draw of all those millions of iPhone (and now, iPad) customers, I fear that Apple's developers will, perhaps with some reluctance, just accept the restriction and do whatever Cupertino demands."
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RE: Apples and geeks
by essdeekay on Sun 11th Apr 2010 18:31 UTC in reply to "Apples and geeks"
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users want an office suite without cost, a browser that is more or less safe and someone servicing their machine remote. So that is how OOo, Firefox and VLC get installed.

I think you're confusing VLC and VNC...

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RE[2]: Apples and geeks
by darknexus on Sun 11th Apr 2010 22:36 in reply to "RE: Apples and geeks"
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And if it is VNC to which the OP is referring, it doesn't even need to be installed. Apple's screen sharing feature *is* VNC through and through.

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