[Haskell-cafe] Haskell development in Mac OS X after Gatekeeper

Manuel M T Chakravarty chak at cse.unsw.edu.au
Tue Feb 21 09:52:32 CET 2012

Austin Seipp:
> On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 8:39 PM, Tom Murphy <amindfv at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On the other hand,
>> it's impossible for a software company to maintain a sense of
>> professionalism, when a user has to know a weird "secret handshake" to
>> disable what they may perceive as equivalent to antivirus software.
> I'll also just add that if you're an actual software company, large or
> small, the $100 for the developer ID, certificate, ability to do
> iOS/App store apps, whatever, is a business expense, that is utterly
> dominated by a million other factors, as developing high quality
> applications isn't exactly cheap, and the price of a license is really
> the last thing you're going to worry about.
> If you're more worried about the potential to impact individual
> developers and small open source teams who want to get their work out
> there, you are right it's a concern.

I think, Apple has made their stance quite clear by releasing the command line dev tools:



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