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 ZombieFish on Fri 4th Nov 2011 11:56 UTC in reply to "Mandatory App Store"
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A sandboxed App Store is a beautiful thing for people's grandmas and cubicle drones who would gladly install malware because it lets them make their cursor into a penis shape, and it has its value.

And that, dear sir, is 99.99% of computer users. We tend to forget that.

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