Loc: Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Hahaha. Yeah, you got me. I talk too much anyway, so trying to boil something down to less doesn't work either.
Yeah, a lot of the OEM stuff is just passable, if that. Those packages are a great racket, too. But, with cars like with Apple, it's simple and easy for people. Point and click.
Even Microsoft takes the hard path. Third party stuff can use their own APIs (and they work good most of the time, on a par with native, if done right) - That's a simple way out for them and their developer ecosystem and it works. The thing that makes me laugh, though, is that Apple uses their own APIs for Windows iTunes - Makes perfect sense, though, and isn't hypocritical - If somebody gives you a hole, you jump through it.
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