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Submission + - Apple Eases Rules for Publishers on Apps (

pjfontillas writes: Apple has quietly reversed their decision that required publishers who sell content and subscriptions in their iPhone and iPad apps to go through iTunes, with Apple taking a 30% cut.

It's not so quiet in the workplace, however, as this news has a pretty big influence on developer workloads.

Here at The New York Times our developers breathe a sigh of relief once we realized we don't have try and work around that requirement like The Financial Times did:

Apple seems to have been doing much better with their community (consumers and developers alike) recently. As a long-time Linux advocate it's hard to say but I've actually come to appreciate some of Apple's products.

No problem is so formidable that you can't just walk away from it. -- C. Schulz