Mac App Store

Haravikk me at
Sat Oct 30 06:16:47 PDT 2010

While there are certainly plenty of clauses that could allow Apple to deny Macports access to their app store, I think it's still something worth attempting, as a nice Mac app for running macports would certainly be more user friendly anyway, so even if Apple did then reject it it's not like it'd be a loss as you'd still have a neat application.

On 30 Oct 2010, at 12:51, Rainer Müller wrote:

> On 2010-10-30 08:24 , Martin Krischik wrote:
>> Have you not read the rules? There are some many rules which end with
>> »may/will be rejected«. I don't think we can - without checking I think
>> we MacPorts in violation in 2 or 3 of those:
>> 1) Downloading additional components.
>> 2) Using non pre installed frameworks / programming languages,
> 3) Use of root privileges
> While it is possible at the moment to do a non-root install, it is
> essential for privilege separation and running servers.
> Rainer
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