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April 2018

@nickheer Makes the pre-announcement more inexplicable.

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Reimplementation of Implicitly Unwrapped Optionals: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/3…

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Shame on you, @IntegoSecurity, for signing two of my addresses up for your newsletter without asking, and for requi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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spamsieve SpamSieve 2.9.31 improves filtering accuracy, support for Apple Mail and Outlook, fixes bugs: c-command.com/blog/2018/04/3… (cc: @MailPlugins)

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@apple_observer @mdrockwell It’s not clear to me why the can’t. It should never even get to the point where those a… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Apple Officially Discontinues AirPort Router Line: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/2…

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Buying an iPhone 8 Plus After Using an iPhone X: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/2…

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Buying an iPhone 8 Plus After Using an iPhone X: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/2…

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@nickheer @morrick They also handed out folding cardboard brochures that looked like iBooks on all sides. (No cutou… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@morrick That was also the keynote where he casually picked it up on the table while the browser was loading, and i… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@jgordonshare Yeah, I hope MarsEdit can switch to a database to speed launching, but for me at least, a slow launch… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@jgordonshare The fatal flaw with Reminders is that it doesn’t sync the order.

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@jgordonshare Yeah, 5% back if you’re a Prime member.

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@jgordonshare We had good free shipping before joining Prime a year or so ago, but it’s so much less stressful not… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@jgordonshare Yeah, the increase is apparently due to content deals, but all I want is the shipping.

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@travisatkins @OhMDee At first I figured they would update it every March and keep it only 6 months behind. It’s no… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@OhMDee Really hope they don’t go with an A10 that will be two generations behind in just a few months.

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Wasted a bunch of time figuring out how to parse an AppleScript date with NSDateFormatter and AppleScriptObjC, beca… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Knock on wood, but entering reminders with Siri seems to be getting more accurate and reliable.

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@colincornaby Making Mac versions of their apps that feel like iOS apps. Photos is one example. I think Reminders is actually worse.

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@colincornaby Well, but that’s pretty much what Apple has been doing for its own apps…

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Reconsidering the Hardware Kindle Interface: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/2…

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Speculation and Dread for the Next Transition: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/2…

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Writing With an iPad and a Clicky Keyboard: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/2…

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@lapcatsoftware Well, they did finally get the correct name of the key…

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@dmartincy Thanks. Seems difficult use in practice because when Command is down, Xcode often wants to do something… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Oracle Claims Trademark Infringement for an iOS JavaScript Editor App: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/2…

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The Woman Who Gave the Macintosh a Smile: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/2…

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@eternalstorms I don’t think those are showing the same thing. The “on disk” is something like the amount of alloca… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Tim Cook Says Users Don’t Want iOS to Merge With macOS: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/2…

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Sorry to hear that @profittrain has been discontinued.

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@ericyoung_1 @gruber @daringfireball I can try, but I think he uses Movable Type, and I don’t know what the plug-in… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Switching From RSS to Apple News Format: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Mapping Apple’s Vast Universe of Space Gray Shades: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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macOS 10.13.4 Causing Installation Log Failures: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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One Laptop Per Child Retrospective: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Firefox 11.0 for iOS Has Tracking Protection on by Default: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Apple Sued an Independent iPhone Repair Shop Owner and Lost: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Apple Warns Employees to Stop Leaking Information: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Behind-the-Scenes Improvements in Swift 4.1: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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macOS 10.13.4 to Warn About 32-bit Apps Starting April 12: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Eliminating iTunes Store Music Downloads in March 2019: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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macOS 10.13.4 to Warn About 32-bit Apps Starting April 12: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Eliminating iTunes Store Music Downloads in March 2019: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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macOS 10.13.4 to Warn About 32-bit Apps Starting April 12: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Eliminating iTunes Store Music Downloads in March 2019: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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macOS 10.13.4 to Warn About 32-bit Apps Starting April 12: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Eliminating iTunes Store Music Downloads in March 2019: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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macOS 10.13.4 to Warn About 32-bit Apps Starting April 12: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Eliminating iTunes Store Music Downloads in March 2019: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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macOS 10.13.4 to Warn About 32-bit Apps Starting April 12: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Eliminating iTunes Store Music Downloads in March 2019: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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macOS 10.13.4 to Warn About 32-bit Apps Starting April 12: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Eliminating iTunes Store Music Downloads in March 2019: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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macOS 10.13.4 to Warn About 32-bit Apps Starting April 12: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Eliminating iTunes Store Music Downloads in March 2019: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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The Inside Story of Reddit’s Redesign: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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IndieWeb Generation 4 and Hosted Domains: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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@mergesort It looks like the tags show up in the RSS feed as <category>, so in theory a feed reader could support filtering that way…

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@mergesort I’m not aware of a way to do that with RSS. You could go the other way and subscribe to tag-specific RSS… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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OkCupid’s “Removed” Visitor API: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Overture: a Swift Library for Function Composition: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Overture: a Swift Library for Function Composition: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Overture: a Swift Library for Function Composition: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Overture: a Swift Library for Function Composition: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Apple Now Runs On “100%” Green Energy: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Towards Robust Performance Measurement: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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Erasing Complexity: the Comfort of Apple’s Ecosystem: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/1…

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@jaysee_au Yeah, that used to work, but today it’s not notified my Mac even after the phone has been idle for hours… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@lapcatsoftware Yeah, it’s some sort of net calculation using offsets/credits. Not clear whether this is also some time shifting going on.

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Great that Maelstrom still runs today, but what about Myth?

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“FIXME” Doesn’t Always Mean “Fix Me”: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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Stay Away From Advanced Mac Cleaner: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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Jim Reekes Discusses Apple Sound History: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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@YellowNewton @jpohhhh I’m a bit skeptical about getting everything to automatically upload to Google Photos. How d… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@NSExceptional @lapcatsoftware Pretty sure there’s an issue, but I don’t recall the details. Maybe it doesn’t work… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@mkummer82 I wonder if this is related to why videos I upload from Lightroom to Flickr always end up with the wrong… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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The other High Sierra I ran into this morning is that incoming iMessages didn’t post alerts in Notification Center,… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@lapcatsoftware I use Image Capture for my phone. But she uses iCloud Photo Library to have everything on her phone… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@jpohhhh I wouldn’t consider either of those excuses, but in this case it was 1,400 photos on a 200 Mbps connection.

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And sharing photos was much easier years ago with iPhoto because you could just access the family member’s library directly in your iPhoto.

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This is version 3.x of an app that’s already on the 4th maintenance release of this cycle.

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5. When done, can’t quit because it says an export is still in progress even though Notification Center and the pro… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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3. Interrupts export telling me there’s no Internet connection (there was). 4. Then continued exporting without any… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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All I use Photos.app for is exporting photos from my wife’s phone, but it can’t even handle that smoot… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@agilethumbs @bob_burrough Apple specifically said at the Mac Pro event last year that they do consider developers… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@CParadaTech @bob_burrough No doubt for some people. For others, the iMac Pro doesn’t come close because all it is… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Design Patterns Failed. Why? Should We Care?: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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Reading This Site With NetNewsWire 3: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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Google Maps Adds Restaurant Wait Times and More: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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@agilethumbs I actually hear about this from my customers all the time. With iCloud Mail you can never be sure if y… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@TidBITS @jcenters Is the “may be” because you aren’t sure whether Apple’s definition of “modular” will line up with yours?

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@lapcatsoftware Aside from thinness, the current iMac design is broken (unless you get the VESA version) because pl… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@NSExceptional I don’t know. I don’t have it or a Touch Bar.

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@peternlewis @justkwin Great idea! NetNewsWire 3 has a brilliant way to subscribe to a script. So you can just do:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@zcichy Given that apparently nothing has changed since last year, they should have just announced the timetable then.

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New Mac Pro Won’t Arrive Until 2019: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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App Store Shrank for First Time in 2017: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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Quiet By Design: Naomi Campbell Interviews Jony Ive: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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Making the Touch Bar Useful by Abandoning Apple Guidelines: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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@peternlewis @justkwin Thought that maybe I could give you a workaround by disabling redirection of http to https,… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@peternlewis @justkwin I did try "openssl s_client -showcerts -connect mjtsai.com" but am not seeing w… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@peternlewis @justkwin So I’m pretty sure TLS 1.0 is the issue. Interestingly, NNW is able to auto-detect the feed… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@peternlewis @justkwin Thank you both for helping with this. I found that (a) NNW 3 also fails for my… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@peternlewis @justkwin Can confirm that I am getting -9806 (errSSLClosedAbort) from NNW as well. No errors with Saf… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@peternlewis No changes that I’m aware of, but I do get an unspecified SSL error with NetNewsWire 3.3.2. Where are… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Interview With Apple Logo Creator Rob Janoff: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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@lapcatsoftware Sorry to hear that. Happened for me with 10.13.0, and I filed a bug, but I guess it’s not fixed yet.

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Apple Plans to Use Its Own Chips in Macs From 2020, Replacing Intel: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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Apple Plans to Use Its Own Chips in Macs From 2020, Replacing Intel: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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Apple Plans to Use Its Own Chips in Macs From 2020, Replacing Intel: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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Apple Plans to Use Its Own Chips in Macs From 2020, Replacing Intel: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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Adding AppleScriptObjC to Existing Scripts: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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Making Illegal States Unrepresentable: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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Why Inheritance Never Made Any Sense: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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1.1.1.1: the Fastest, Privacy-first Consumer DNS Service: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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Microsoft Is Ready for a World Beyond Windows: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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Carbon Copy Cloner and APFS Snapshots: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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Uber Is Ripping Off Frequent Riders: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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Why Doesn’t Apple Music Let Users Search for Composers?: mjtsai.com/blog/2018/04/0…

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@alexisgallagher @lapcatsoftware Perhaps it’s beyond policy tweaks now. But I’m not sure that was inevitable. Apple… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@alexisgallagher @lapcatsoftware If their goal was to sell software, they wouldn’t do that in today’s App Store. Th… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@alexisgallagher @lapcatsoftware Agreed, but it’s sort of a moot point because, unless you assume Apple is dumb, th… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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