Apple Squashes the iPhone SDK NDA: What’s the OSS Impact?

After much teeth-gnashing from the developer community, Apple has finally dropped its draconian and restrictive non-disclosure agreement (NDA) on the iPhone software development kit (SDK). In the seven months since the SDK showed up, Apple has taken much heat from developers and iPhone users alike over its lack of platfrom openness. The platform still isn’t open, but it is a step in the right direction for Apple to eliminate this NDA. Here’s what this means for the open source phones that will be competing with the iPhone.



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