[FoRK] $100M for iPhone Developers
<luis at tieguy.org> on
Fri Mar 7 07:36:29 PST 2008
On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 10:26 AM, Lucas Gonze <lucas.gonze at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > The whole distribution thing (App Store) is huge.
> On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 4:23 AM, Luis Villa <luis at tieguy.org> wrote:
> > Why? No other platform has decided that's a good thing. ... From where I
> > stand, that looks like Apple replacing the overly controlling phone
> > companies with overly controlling Apple for no particularly good
> > reason except that they want a cut of the transaction.
> I don't know if the cut of the transaction is so important as top to
> bottom control.
Sorry, I was unclear. It is absolutely clear why Apple wants to do it;
the 'why' is why this is a good thing for users or for app developers,
as Jeff seems to think.
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