Apple, n: 1. Arrogance Personified. 2. Object of cult-like worship.
Posted Aug 25, 2010 0:38 UTC (Wed) by dskoll
In reply to: Apple, n: 1. Arrogance Personified. 2. Object of cult-like worship.
Parent article: EFF: Apple seeking to patent spyware
To be fair, Mac laptops are pretty open - they run on an OpenSource kernel. Only the GUI part is closed.
You cannot run any Mac OS X applications on only the open-source bits, so the kernel is a curiosity, nothing more.
But what upsets me is that every Mac laptop means more money for Apple, and that's a crying shame. Apple is no more deserving of FOSS advocates' money than Microsoft (maybe even less so.)
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