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Absolutely correct. HN somehow is fixated on google because google was maybe very good once and now maybe they aren't so good. The entirety of the App store is GPL hostile, so much so that the vlc devs had to rewrite a lot of vlc code to relicense just to make sure it could be distributed on the app store. Was the iOS notification lib ever open source, I don't know but I guess not.

The same with Microsoft. People keep bringing up dragonfly, while conveniently forgetting that bing already works and censors in China.

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