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[4]: I applaud Apple's move.
by mutantsushi on Mon 12th Apr 2010 18:19 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: I applaud Apple's move."
mutantsushi
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Oh yeah, link to Apple's 2009 share of hand-held app market: (~99%)
http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2010/01/apple-responsible-for-994...

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