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Notch Knocks Win8: Minecraft Certification in Doubt

A tweet by Minecraft creator Markus 'Notch' Persson relates an exchange with Microsoft about Windows 8 and the indie sandbox game: "Got an email from microsoft, wanting to help 'certify' minecraft for win 8. I told them to stop trying to ruin the pc as an open platform." He follows this expressing his distaste for the process and the new OS: "I'd rather have minecraft not run on win 8 at all than to play along. Maybe we can convince a few people not to switch to win 8 that way.." Thanks Computer and Video Games.

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86. Re: Minecraft Patent Lawsuit Sep 27, 2012, 20:50 Prez
 
Doombringer wrote on Sep 27, 2012, 20:39:
But this guy had no problem certifying Minecraft as an iOS app? Hypocrite much?

I love these people who give Microsoft crap for their pursuit of a closed platform, but give Apple a pass on A) iOS in total, B) the Mac App Store, and C) Gatekeeper.

I NEVER give Apple a pass for it. I despise Apple to the core of my being for it. And the last thing I want is for Microsoft to start pulling the same crap.
 
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