[Vm-dev] Re: Mac + Cog - mouse clicks
John M McIntosh
johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com
Fri Dec 24 02:41:13 UTC 2010
Apple is moving towards code signing for all binaries. The impact of that on independent developers is unknown. However in order to distribute squeak or a cog vm via the os-x app store everything has to be signed. This includes the Vm and all the plugin binaries. One can choose to distribute outside the os-x app store, but I think? the community would like to see squeak and cog in the os-x store?
On 2010-12-23, at 6:30 PM, Igor Stasenko wrote:
> On 24 December 2010 02:51, John M McIntosh
> <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com> wrote:
>> Oh and btw you'll need to look into the signing logic, I'm not quite sure where that gem of copy protection sits but don't be surprised if
>> Apple pursues it a bit more aggressively...
> well. i cut it out of my Cog on mac os.. because one don't needs a license.
> On iOS does.. but Cog doesn't runs there :)
> But correct me if i wrong.
>> mmm other thoughts.
>> The plugins *could* be just the raw binaries ala unix builds. The only reason they were bundles is because in early 2000 era we ran os-9 and os-x flavors.
>> That could be all dropped, and maybe just forgo creating plugin bundles.
> Thanks for details, i added an issue ticket to not forget this.
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