[OT] A tale of App Store rejection

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sat Jan 19 23:51:20 CST 2013


On 1/19/13 9:16 PM, Warren Samples wrote:

> For all practical purposes, the market is closed and developers really
> do, as a practical observation, have to distribute through Apple in
> order to reach the platform.


I think there will be third-party distributions for quite a while yet. 
Apple can't prohibit outside apps on Macs because too many of them can't 
be sandboxed. BBEdit is one of those, for example. So unless the rules 
change, some software will always have to be side loaded. I do agree 
though that new Mac users won't likely look elsewhere, but as they 
become more experienced they might.

I'm still not happy with the situation, I don't like it at all. But I'm 
not sure third-party installs will completely disappear either.

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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