[OT] Mac App Store

Lynn Fredricks lfredricks at proactive-intl.com
Thu Oct 21 12:16:35 EDT 2010

> > Is is possible with iOS apps to require registration? I 
> would hate to 
> > think that Apple should have my customer information but not be 
> > allowed to know who my customers are, or not.
> How does that work with iOS?
> It's hard to imagine they could be so Draconian.

We are just finalizing our iValentina for iPhone, which is going to be
released for free. Our approach to iPhone has simply to be to give away a
bit of software that doesn't directly touch on our profitability model but
rather encourage users towards buying what we do sell.

I think there is a simple question to ask -

Do I get to own or have access to the registration data for users of my

If the answer is Apple does, but you don't, it is 100% contrary to where
we've been going with software sales since the floppy days.

Best regards,

Lynn Fredricks
Paradigma Software

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