Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 2nd Jan 2013 23:38 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft's legal chief: "We continue to be dogged by an issue we had hoped would be resolved by now: Google continues to prevent Microsoft from offering consumers a fully featured YouTube app for the Windows Phone." Utter nonsense, since MetroTube offers a complete and full YouTube experience on Windows Phone (it's one of the best Windows Phone applications), and YouTube+ on Windows 8. Two fantastically rich applications, built by small ISVs - yet Microsoft can't do the same? Don't make me laugh. Coincidentally, Microsoft is also whining some more about Google's removal of ActiveSync - Redmond again refuses to acknowledge that all it needs to do is implement the open standards CalDAV and CardDAV, just like everyone else has done. Times have changed, Ballmer. You don't get to dictate the industry anymore.
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RE[9]: Please Thom
by Thom_Holwerda on Thu 3rd Jan 2013 07:35 UTC in reply to "RE[8]: Please Thom"
Thom_Holwerda
Member since:
2005-06-29

I haven't pointed to it at all. In fact, I just lamented its incomplete nature, even if it doesn't impact the ability to make fantastic YouTube applications.

Please don't put words into my mouth.

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RE[10]: Please Thom
by Nelson on Thu 3rd Jan 2013 07:40 in reply to "RE[9]: Please Thom"
Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29

Yes it does. I still can't believe you have not relented on your ludicrous position that this is somehow Microsoft's fault. Unreal.

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RE[11]: Please Thom
by Thom_Holwerda on Thu 3rd Jan 2013 07:50 in reply to "RE[10]: Please Thom"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

I never said this is Microsoft fault. Again, why do you put words into my mouth? If that's the only way you can win an argument you might want to consider you're wrong.

I just said that the existence of fantastic third party YouTube applications disproves Microsoft's assertions - that's all.

Still waiting on the proof of your claims this is a Google conspiracy to harm Windows Phone users. How's that coming along?

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