(this entire thing reblogged from Bill Israel, thanks)
Jacqui Cheng for Ars:
Apple is working on solutions that will help developers get more face time on the iPhone, but there are currently no plans to offer a “true” iPhone SDK that would allow developers to create native apps, a source at Apple has told Ars.
Way to crush my hopes, Ars. Thankfully, however, the news wasn’t all bad:
Not the solution I was looking for, but better than the current state of things.