"And those who write programs are also required to sign
nondisclosure agreements that prohibit them from talking with each
other, an oddity for some developers who often turn to colleagues
for technical feedback.
""We're not supposed to compare notes with each other, which has
caused some consternation," said Rob Terrell of Raleigh, who
developed the game "Sumo" in his spare time. "In the Macintosh
Latest News about Macintosh world, it's a pretty friendly group of
developers who are used to working with each other.""