- Oct 27, 2017
That license payment goes toward support (yes devs get support) and administration of the App Store (approval of the app, updates, maintenance of systems for distribution, ratings, curation, etc)
Oh really? What are those costs?
I mean this is just disingenuous as hell. Apple gets a monthly fee because.. Spotify gets a monthly subscription... come on now...
So you have to understand the technical aspect of it. We're not talking about launching a link into safari where they can sign up. Allowing it in-app opens up the potential for using a Safari control to literally mimic a screen in the app that behaves the same way as a sign up would. THAT is what Apple is blocking. Pretty hard to do one (preventing an in-app web screen for signups) without the other (external browser signup from within the app