Is Gatekeeper proof that Apple wants a vibrant Mac software market outside of the Mac App Store? Or is it just another click of the ratchet to a future where all software must be approved by Apple? I think it’s a Rorschach test; the facts can interpreted either way.
It’s hard to argue against the success Apple is having, but I’m extremely wary of the power Apple is wielding over their entire ecosystem.
Michael also has some great thoughts on the annual release schedule in this post.