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Thread: Unforseen SDK Problems?

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    Default Unforseen SDK Problems?
    I don't know if this has been talked about but I am alittle worried about parts of the SDK with regards to new features being released for free by Apple.

    For instance there is already a "free*" program out there to record video on the phone. What if he releases his program to the app store for a price, but then Apple makes an update to release video capture... now hes outta business. Smell a law-suit? There are more, but I'm sure ya'll understand the thing.

    Is apple going to become a bug fix only, or will they still update with new features? I believe that 2.0 might be the last time Apple does anything new, (outside of Apple-made apps..., for there newborn platform.

    Comments? Ideas?

    *I'm not going to name the program because requiring a Donation in order to unlock the features is not free. It becomes a purchase. Don't get me wrong, I am fine with donating, however saying its free but requiring a donation.... loss of words lol

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    It's all about competition. And the winners are you and I. The maker of Showtime can't sue Apple because they include a video recorder on the iPhone. Hypothetically speaking, maybe Showtime has more features than a future built in video recorder, and if not, he'll have to make a version with features Apple doesn't have. The SDK won't put anyone out of business. And Apple will continue to add more features to the iPhone, and they'll do it better.
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