Via Gruber. The title is inflammatory, but the text has some valuable
insights that are sure to go unnoticed amidst the ongoing sniping by the
usual cadre of zealots.
I happen to agree that there is a risk that the iPhone will lead to
over-enthusiastic lock-in of a sort, especially considering that the US
is still in a very immature state where it concerns mobile web sites and
lacks the sort of diversity “Europe”European and Japan have had to
cope with for years now.
I was one of the first to write about the need for iPhone
developers to avoid the temptation to abuse “para-compliance”, and I
stand by what I wrote.