Fwd: Xcode 4
sewebster at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 11:08:24 PST 2011
On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 11:04 AM, Gregory Seidman
<gsslist+macports at anthropohedron.net> wrote:
> Rumor has it that it is a regulatory issue. If Apple bundles too much
> software with the OS or machine or something they open themselves up to
> antitrust issues. I'm sort of surprised they don't have just the Mac SDK
> stuff (compiler and frameworks/headers) in a simple to install free
> package, though. I can see Xcode falling under such things, but not the
> basic toolchain. Perhaps it will show up as a release in the open source
> darwin project.
Well, they don't have to bundle it with the OS. They can simply not
include it with the OS and then just put it on their website for free.
Seems like a sorry state of affairs if that still counts as bundling.
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