[OT}] Hypercard and an uneasy read.

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sat Dec 3 02:38:56 CST 2011


On 12/03/2011 09:16 AM, Peter Alcibiades wrote:
> Yes, Jobs killed a lot of things that were losing money - but that does not
> explain why Apple would not open-source Hypercard if it didn't want to
> support it. It was possible to stop the losses without killing the product,
> but he chose not to. There had to be a reason for that.
>

I am unaware of Apple (or Microsoft, for that matter) ever having 
open-sourced anything.

I have the feeling that the open-sourced mentality is so very different 
from the Apple
mentality that the 2 just won't mix.



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