Re: Upcoming MacOS 14.5 with software “notarization” requirements
richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Thu Apr 11 04:24:16 EDT 2019
"There will always"
reminds me of that James Bond film, "Never Say Never Again" . . . better
with pronouncements like that.
On 11.04.19 г. 11:12 ч., Andre Garzia via use-livecode wrote:
> People forget that speed and latency are not related. Solving latency
> on networked apps is tricky.
> There will always be a place for Desktop apps (local apps on your
> computer I mean)
> On 10/04/2019 22:53, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote:
>> Paul Dupuis wrote:
>> > Of course this may all be a mute point if you believe the "industry
>> > analysts" that say that 5G networks will kill the market for local
>> > applications whether for iOS, Android, or desktop OSes and finally web
>> > app will be fast enough :-)
>> All networks can get faster, but I'm with Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
>> in not holding my breath for 5G to be anything close to the magic
>> pony marketers are playing it up to be:
>> "5G or faux G?: Forget all those stories of 20 Gbps speeds and 1
>> millisecond latency. 5G will never deliver performance like that —
>> and anyway its time is still years away for most of us most of the
>> EFF has a similar view:
>> "Enough of the 5G Hype"
>> ...and an alternative infrastructure proposal that will benefit
>> existing devices as well as the someday-soon-no-really 5G access points:
>> "The U.S. Desperately Needs a 'Fiber for All' Plan"
>> With or without infrastructure improvements, I expect mobile to
>> remain a steady growth segment. But by "steady" I mean only slightly
>> more than half of Internet traffic, with laptops being most of the
>> If Job's metaphor of the "post-PC" era means phones are cars and
>> laptops are trucks, observe that the most popular auto form factor in
>> the US is the SUV - effectively, a truck. :)
>> We're now a decade into the "post-PC" era, and Apple stills sells
>> Macs. Lots of them. More than iPads, which have leveled off to
>> negative growth.
>> It's not just developers who need full computers. It's everyone who
>> isn't just a grazer: every artist, every writer, everyone making
>> presentations. Nearly everyone. You can do those things on a phone,
>> just not as well. With your thumbs.
>> For all the articles about the so-called "post-PC" era, I doubt any
>> were typed with thumbs on a phone.
>> If only those writers could observe themselves as they work....
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