jerry.daniels at me.com
Sat Jan 30 12:36:28 CST 2010
I have to agree with you.
- iPad over further fails in Linux...do iPad.
- iPad over Windows Mobile...do iPad.
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On Jan 28, 2010, at 4:33 AM, Sarah Reichelt wrote:
>> As for Rev, far more important to get the basics working properly
>> on all
>> three platforms than move into trying to support yet another, and
>> one whose
>> market significance is doubtful.
> While I have no idea of the market for Rev and how it is divided among
> the platforms, I would suggest that there is far more commercial sense
> in expanding Rev to the iPhone/iPad market, perhaps at the expense of
> the Linux market. So long as your app uses standard APIs (which would
> be RunRev's responsibility) and doesn't try to do anything too
> obviously against Apple's guide lines (which are agreed to in advance
> by all registered iPhone developers), then Apple gives you a fantastic
> marketing tool in the App store, as well as a standard platform where
> your apps run in their own sandbox and cannot be accused of
> interfering with other apps.
> To me, this seems like a fantastic market for us as developers, and I
> certainly plan to exploit the iPhone/iPad for in-house applications.
> as well.
> Talking in purely commercial terms, I think this would be a much more
> logical direction for RunRev than continuing to try to support Linux
> with all it's multiple varieties and it's general ethos for open
> source and mainly free software. There are already 75 million iPhone
> users and that number will only increase with the iPad. And these
> people are already used to paying for apps over the App store.
> P.S. If you want my thoughts on the iPad, which are very different to
> Peter's & Richmond's, then have a look at my blog
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