[Openmcl-devel] Mac App store: will CCL apps fly?
sshenoy at gol.com
Fri Oct 22 23:59:14 CDT 2010
On Oct 23, 2010, at 1:49 PM, Pascal J. Bourguignon wrote:
> 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.
Exactly! Very succinctly put, thank you.
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