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From Robert Newson <>
Subject Re: Build instructions for Couch on Android
Date Mon, 24 Jan 2011 15:49:42 GMT
Wasn't the "anti-Flash clause" removed some time ago?

On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 2:40 PM, Keith Gable <> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 2:12 AM, Srinivasan Kumarasamy
> <> wrote:
>> I am also curious to know when CouchDB would be available for iOS.
> CouchDB is written in Erlang. Apple's developer agreement forbids you
> from running an interpreter in your app (this is the so-called
> "anti-Flash clause"). So, even if someone managed to get Erlang
> compiled in Objective C, you still couldn't use it. If someone made a
> native compiler for Erlang, you still can't use it because Apple
> requires apps to be written in one of only a few languages. I'm not
> sure if this holds true for frameworks (which CouchDB would be).
> Someone could probably make it a Cydia package though. Then apps could
> just talk to the running CouchDB daemon. But what apps would use
> CouchDB and not be on the Apple App Store?
> --
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