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

Austin Seipp mad.one at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 18:49:10 CET 2012


Thanks for the references and follow up. I had seen Kennith's posts
about the new command line tools for XCode, but didn't seen John
Gruber's take! Much appreciated.

On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 2:52 AM, Manuel M T Chakravarty
<chak at cse.unsw.edu.au> wrote:
> 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:
>  http://kennethreitz.com/xcode-gcc-and-homebrew.html
> Manuel


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