Friday, April 09, 2010

Apple slaps draconian iPhone 4.0 requirements on developers

Evidenced by the shock and dismay out there, Apple's new draconian new iPhone OS 4.0 programming requirement seems like a big blow to independent developers. I can't claim to be an educated coder or anything like that, but even as an outsider, this sends shivers down my spine.

IANAL, but I have to wonder if the regulators could consider this anti-competitive.

P.S. Until today I had no interest whatsoever in Android. Now I think I'll have to take a closer look at Google's baby to see what all the fuss is about.

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