Apple Is Doubling Down on Open Source


Apple has been getting religion on open source, but more than code the industry needs its voice.  

Apple may be the most secretive tech company on the planet, but it’s finally starting to open up to open source. While the company has yet to issue its own open source report card, Google style, an Apple software engineer recently noted “at Apple we are doubling down on open source.”

That’s progress, and follows on the heels of the company acknowledging its use of Apache Mesos, as well as updating its open source page to proclaim, “Open source software is at the heart of Apple platforms and developer tools.”

Is it enough?

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