Re: [dev] Collecting sins of Apple

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Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:05:31 -0400

On Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 12:53:36PM +0200, Anselm R Garbe wrote:
> To bring it to one sentence, Apple is about providing their stuff as
> incompatible as possible with all non-Apple stuff. […] proceeds with
> the keyboard layout,

Unh, other than swapping Mod1 and Mod4, they've usually been the most
consistent layout and non-minuscule keys unlike just about every other
laptop manufacturer out there selling *consumer* grade keyboards. And is
there even really any agreement on what a laptop keyboard layout should

They've just not been consistent in key switch quality.

> goes on with accessory cable adapters and doesn't end with their
> software stack consisting of propietary Apple-only protocols

Thunderbolt in practice: implemented in software rather than firmware,
no hotplug for a long time if at all ever. Which other consumers even
see it?

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