Daring Fireball: iPhone SDK, iPhone SDK! Wherefore Art Thou iPhone SDK?

Downplaying the prospects for third-party app development in the meantime is a way of under-promising and over-delivering. By setting initial expectations that there might never be third-party software for iPhone, any future support for third-party apps will be treated as good news. Software projects often take longer to complete than expected; look no further than Leopard.

If the official ship date for an iPhone SDK is “never”, it can’t be late.

Daring Fireball: iPhone SDK, iPhone SDK! Wherefore Art Thou iPhone SDK?


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