[FoRK] More iPhone analysis

Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org> on Fri Mar 7 18:26:49 PST 2008

Some of the details aren't great:


Notably, no background applications.  One 3rd-party app at a time  
runs, and if you switch away the app quits.  That blows.

Also, it appears that Apple doesn't want non-Apple languages and  
interpreters on the thing.  That doesn't bode well for Nu, unless Tim  
can make the case that it's just a veneer on the approved ObjC runtime:


Here's a pretty comprehensive analysis of Apple vs. its competitors in  
this space:




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