Re: Upcoming MacOS 14.5 with software “notarization” requirements

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Apr 10 12:27:23 EDT 2019


Existing software won't be affected if I understood their documentation 
right. They also provide information on how to test and debug during 
development.


Really guys, go read the links.
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Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
On April 10, 2019 7:52:50 AM Richmond via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Presumably this means that when/if one upgrades from macOS 10.14 to 10.15
> ALL software currently installed is going to stop working as none of it
> is notarized.
>
> This also will mean that one cannot even test one's own standalones
> on any machines running macOS one has at home, and is probably going to
> kill freeware dead in the water.
>
> I suppose the first step is that LiveCode will have to notarize all IDEs
> to run on 10.15 and above . . .
>
> Running older Macs with earlier operating systems doesn't look quite
> as daft as it used to.
>
> Richmond.
>
> On 10.04.19 14:14, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote:
>> From the first link to the Apple developer site:
>>
>> "Important
>>
>> Beginning in macOS 10.14.5, all new or updated kernel extensions and
>> all software from developers new to distributing with Developer ID
>> must be notarized in order to run. In a future version of macOS,
>> notarization will be required by default for all software."
>>
>> It seems that this is the next step in the inevitable move by Apple to
>> require all macOS applications to be sold through the Apple Store
>> where they will take their desired 30% cut from your revenue.
>> Notarization is the step that say all apps must go through Apple
>> (automated) review. It is being sold under the guise of "security" and
>> "trust", after all, who can argue with those. Notarized apps can still
>> be sold and distributed as you like, but the next step after that
>> (with OSX 10.15 or later) will surely be the move to unify OSX apps
>> under sole Apple distributorship like iOS apps.
>>
>> Oh Joy!
>>
>>
>> On 4/9/2019 10:27 PM, Tariel Gogoberidze via use-livecode wrote:
>>> Hi
>>>
>>> It seems that as of  MacOS 14.5 all new and updated apps  would not
>>> run without been “notarized” by Apple.
>>>
>>> https://developer.apple.com/documentation/security/notarizing_your_app_before_distribution
>>> <https://developer.apple.com/documentation/security/notarizing_your_app_before_distribution>
>>>
>>>
>>> https://www.cultofmac.com/618378/apple-will-soon-require-all-macos-apps-to-be-notarized/
>>> <https://www.cultofmac.com/618378/apple-will-soon-require-all-macos-apps-to-be-notarized/>
>>>
>>>
>>> Anybody on the list who “notarized” their Mac OS app or who knows
>>> what it takes  ?
>>>
>>> regards
>>> Tariel
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