Avoiding Copland 2010

John Siracusa:

So, here it is. Here’s what I think will quickly become Mac OS X’s most glaring technical limitation, and what could lead to another Copland-style disaster if Apple isn’t careful. Here’s what Mac OS X is missing today that will be very difficult to add later without causing big problems for existing software and developers:

A memory-managed language and API

Wednesday, 28 September 2005