[OT] Today's Apple News

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Fri Sep 10 08:31:14 EDT 2010


Scott Rossi wrote:

> Apple today included the following as part of the introduction to their new
> app guidelines:
>
> "We have over 250,000 apps in the App Store. We don't need any more Fart
> apps. If your app doesn't do something useful or provide some form of
> lasting entertainment, it may not be accepted."

Irony:

Apple director Shoemaker developed 'fart,' 'wiz' apps for iPhone
<http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/10/08/18/apple_director_shoemaker_developed_fart_wiz_apps_for_iphone.html>


Message:

"We don't want tasteless apps."


Meta-message:

"We don't want any competition in an app category we obviously feel is 
critical to the success of the platform."

;)

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  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World
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