When Opera gets declined

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  1. fenderbass146 macrumors 65816

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    When opera is declined do you think there will be any chance of it coming about in the jailbreak world?
     
  2. G.T. macrumors 6502a

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    When opera gets declined apple will try use some of the new features.

    Though hopefully it won't be declined.
     
  3. chstr macrumors 6502a

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    but it will be so this is a valid question...
     
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    I don't know jack about jailbreaking or what apps are available in that community, but I can't see why Opera wouldn't be.
     
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    only

    time will tell my guess is it's going to be a while before Opera is either accepted or rejected! With Apples history of course leaning towards the latter! :rolleyes:
     
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    I have no idea why I read the title as "Oprah"
     
  7. NT1440 macrumors G4

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    I doubt Opera's developers are going to take the chance of being sued for "enticing others to jailbreak" or whatever.
     
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    If Opera gets declined for "duplicating functionality" then I can see Opera Software reporting it to the EU Competition Commission. It wouldn't be the first time, and personally I'm kind of looking forward to it.
     
  9. NT1440 macrumors G4

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    What is the EU gonna do? Apple has nowhere near a monopoly on anything.
     
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    I freely admit that I'm not familiar with EU laws, but I was under the impression that anti-competitive behaviour is illegal regardless of whether there's a monopoly involved.
     
  11. Mad Mac Maniac macrumors 601

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    I don't see why it wouldn't be.

    And while I highly doubt that it will be approved I still am holding out that it will. I would like to try it out and no way am I JBing again. I'm kinda hoping that Apple is getting sick of all this negative attention for being so nazi and controlling. Opera really was smart to try to get lots of attention and anticipation building about their app before they submitted it. That way if (or when) it gets denied they have a much larger voice of anger. Can apple really afford that right now? I think they realize they are losing iphone owners already....
     
  12. diabolic macrumors 68000

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    No, do some reading on EU Competition Law. There is specific wording about dominance in a market.
     
  13. jaw04005 macrumors 601

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    I guess I’m in the minority, but I think Apple will approve Opera because it’s their server-side compression Web browser instead of the mobile version that does full rendering (Mini vs. Mobile).
     
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    We can hope. It looks spectacular.
     
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    I'm sure after the application gets declined, it will be a matter of time before it gets "leaked" onto the net.
     
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    With all the publicity Opera's been getting, it would look pretty bad on Apple to reject it.


    Oh wait, this is Steve Jobs we're talking about.
     
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    The only reason for them to decline would be fear that safari has met it's match.
     
  18. Mad Mac Maniac macrumors 601

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    or "duplicating functionality" as lots of other stuff has been declined for.

    Wouldn't it be awesome especially on the ipad?
     
  19. jav6454 macrumors P6

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    I am not going to get hopes up, but it will very likely get rejected. I don't see it being pitted against mobile Safari. After all, Apple is trying to gain marketshare for Safari, not put in competition for it.

    If it does get approved, it will mean Apple will have some catching up to do and some freaking house cleaning on the code behind Safari.

    A major under the hood overhaul of the iPhone OS is severely needed.
     
  20. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    I like it but the only thing that sucks is theres no multitouch available on any opera mini iphone browsers.
    If I cant zoom in and out or copy and select text or pictures then its not worth it IMO.
    It would be good to have if you're stuck on edge or with slow internet speeds to make internet browing faster though.
     
  21. Small White Car macrumors G4

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    I really think that Apple will consider this kind of browser to be a crummy substitute for what Safari offers and they won't see it as a threat.

    I think they WILL approve it.

    I'm basing that on nothing but my intuition. We'll have to wait and see who's right!
     
  22. mgamber macrumors 6502a

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    My thoughts exactly. Last time I used Opera, let alone Opera Mini, the best thing I could say about it was that it was a browser. It's not even in the same league as Safari so I don't see why Apple wouldn't approve it. On the other hand, if they don't approve it, who's going to care? A handful of geeks on a couple web sites that threaten to get android phones every time the wind blows from the east? What's Apple care? I'd say it's 50/50.
     
  23. The Phazer macrumors 68030

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    Apple is responsible for 99.4% of the world's mobile application sales.

    That sounds distinctly like a monopoly to me.

    Phazer
     
  24. Mad Mac Maniac macrumors 601

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    It's been a while for this one... I wonder how much longer it'll be. Either way
     

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