So poor Dare made the apparently unforgivable mistake of questioning anything about APP. First he suggested that maybe APP doesn't solve all the world's problems. Then he clarified that GData isn't APP. And then after a particularly appalling article by Mr. Bray that was so rude that I refuse to contribute to its popularity by linking to it, Date finally tried to explain that Microsoft isn't trying to destroy APP. I'm going to ignore all the heat because I suspect my handful of readers have already read Dare's articles and the various responses. Instead I'll try to explain what's actually going on at Live. I know what's going on because my job for little over the last year has been to work with Live groups designing our platform strategy. So I know where the bodies are buried and in many cases helped to bury them.

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