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Re(4): First look: Mozilla's mobile Fennec browser

Posted by: Nathan Willis on October 23, 2008 03:57 PM
No, we've covered this issue several times in the past. I'd recommend that you read http://www.linux.com/feature/131752 and http://www.linux.com/feature/149483 for a more complete examination of all the conflicts. As for whether Fennec "should be allowed" -- yes, I think we all agree that Apple should change its policies and (among other changes) allow third-party Web browsers, media players, and apps that are "similar" to iPhone's default apps. But they don't. Look, here's the bottom line: regardless of whether you like it or not, Apple decides what runs on the iPhone. Apple and Apple alone. Mozilla does not.

Nate

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