[Openmcl-devel] Mac App store: will CCL apps fly?
Pascal J. Bourguignon
pjb at informatimago.com
Fri Oct 22 23:49:11 CDT 2010
Ron Garret <ron at flownet.com> writes:
> On Oct 22, 2010, at 4:35 PM, Sudhir Shenoy wrote:
>> I think this is really unfair to Apple. For years, they've been
>> providing a nice development environment for the Mac (Xcode etc.)
>> along with a wide variety of programming languages (including Java,
>> Python, Perl, Ruby etc.) installed with the developer tools. This was
>> all done at no cost so hobbyists like me could continue to write code
>> with no commercial objectives in mind ...
> Oh dear.
> Do you know what a feedlot is?
> The cows that inhabit the feedlot probably think they're getting a
> sweet deal. Free food, no obligations. XCode is a feedlot.
> Developers are the cows. The app store is the milking shed.
If only developers used MacOSX, Apple could easily cut the line, by
moving Xcode to Linux.
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