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Bill Gates bans ITunes [#permalink] New post 17 Apr 2010, 13:27
Just a silly joke by someone.. in response to Apple's recent TOS..

http://pluggio.com/blog/?p=244

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“In the first place we were happy that they (Apple) deployed iTunes to Windows; we got a lot of new customers just because of that one app, but, then we heard from an inside source that they (Apple) used the EXACT SAME code-base for iTunes Mac as for Windows.

On closer inspection we noticed that iTunes didn’t even use the real windows API! They make their own scroll system and their own chrome COMPLETELY bypassing our fantastic Windows OS. So, we’ve decided enough is enough. We’ll allow iTunes back into Windows when they (Apple) make the following changes.

* Apple MUST write a specialised version of iTunes on Windows and use Windows compilers and Windows languages ONLY
* Apple MUST use native windows controllers such as our in built Windowing system and scroll objects.
* Apple MUST lose this RIDICULOUS attitude of writing code once and deploying to multiple operating systems. Just don’t go there.

If they (Apple) can follow those few simple rules, then we (Microsoft) will be happy to allow them back on Windows.”
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Re: Bill Gates bans ITunes [#permalink] New post 27 May 2010, 08:28
Apple over PC any day! Too bad the the official GMAT prep software is only Windows compatible :evil:
Re: Bill Gates bans ITunes   [#permalink] 27 May 2010, 08:28
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