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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pompous stranger
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2006-05-28

… it's pretty clear what the OP is talking about here … This isn't limited to universities either … I'd have to say it's actually a good comparison …


No its not, because it is completely nonsensical and imaginary. Not carrying Coke products in the cafeteria being equated with making Coke contraband over the entire campus? Sodexo somehow banning microwaves from student dorms? Show me where that happened, and I don't mean at Sodexo Culinary Academy.

The comparison is ridiculous because it has no basis in reality. But appearently people will agree with any nonsense spouted off at OSnews.

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darknexus Member since:
2008-07-15

I could go on about how my former place of employment had exactly this situation, but apparently you refuse to believe anything said here.

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