Thursday, September 20, 2012

Gatekeeper added to OS X Lion 10.7.5

Apple Adds Gatekeeper to Lion with OS X 10.7.5

According to the article the default setting is the middle one, which is "Mac app store and identified developers". I wonder what an identified developer is. I suspect that open source developers might not be "identified". Which means you won't be able to install software like vlc without changing the setting in the control panel. But before you could do that, you would have to know about gatekeeper first. I think 10.7.5 is going to cause a lot of headaches for a lot of people.

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...