Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 3rd Nov 2011 22:54 UTC
Mac OS X And so the iOS-ification of Mac OS X continues. Apple has just announced that all applications submitted to the Mac App Store have to use sandboxing by March 2012. While this has obvious security advantages, the concerns are numerous - especially since Apple's current sandboxing implementation and associated rules makes a whole lot of applications impossible.
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RE: Mandatory App Store
by karunko on Fri 4th Nov 2011 09:25 UTC in reply to "Mandatory App Store"
karunko
Member since:
2008-10-28

The truth is, there's a reason why the PC spawned the computing revolution.


But... but... but... I've been told Apple started the computer revolution?!? ;-)


RT.

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RE[2]: Mandatory App Store
by David on Fri 4th Nov 2011 15:35 in reply to "RE: Mandatory App Store"
David Member since:
1997-10-01

I LOL'd at your response. But to give Apple's PR machine credit, I was using the term PC generically to mean Personal Computer, and the Apple ][ was right in there with the rest of them. Apple has always straddled the line between user freedom and a "just works" ethos that's sometimes anathema to user freedom. The Apple ][ was freer, then the Mac backslid, then later Macs were freer, then iOS was a backslide.

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