HyperCard for the iPad
francois.chaplais at mines-paristech.fr
Thu May 20 09:53:03 CDT 2010
totally agree. plus: totally fit for the iPhone/iPad.
But we may see this someday. See this (sorta funny) blogpost
Le 20 mai 2010 à 16:36, Richard Gaskin a écrit :
> David Bovill wrote:
>> So perhaps it is worth asking along which lines a real HyperCard app could
>> be made on the iPhone?
> Jeanne DeVoto shared this link with the improve-rev list recently, a blog written by someone who used to work at Apple who applies the insights from his history there to this iPhone OS debacle:
> The crux of his entry is:
> So the real situation around Flash is that Apple won't permit
> most other platforms on iPhone (no matter how innocuous they
> are) because it thinks they threaten its survival, while Adobe
> wants its platform on iPhone so it can set a de facto standard
> and make money from it. Neither company is really focused on
> protecting developers or users as its main goal; they are
> fighting over who gets to use developers to make money.
> I believe Apple would allow a HyperCard-like app for the iPhone/iPad only if they could have complete assurances it would be available EXCLUSIVELY for iPhone OS.
> Someone may do it, but given that Apple recently cited their mobile market share at only 16.1% it ain't gonna be anyone I know.
> Richard Gaskin
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