According to this discussion, the iphone agreement says that it doesn't allow "loading of plugins or running interpreted code that has been downloaded".
Technically, I would like to download scripts from our server (embedded in a proprietary protocol).
Does this mean I wouldn't be allowed to run a runtime like v8 in an iphone app?
This is probably more of a legal question.
Is Macro Better Than UIColor for Setting RGB Color?
Facebook iphone connection
Is anyone testing Mono-Touch? [closed]
If there were some way to run the code in an interpreter already on the iPhone (i.e.
How to intercept text from the keyboard and format it before it show in the cell?
Getting an iPhone app's product name at runtime?
declaring global variables in iPhone project
Where's the difference between setObject:forKey: and setValue:forKey: in NSMutableDictionary?
Why is my UIImageView blurred?
V8 as currently implemented won't run on the iPhone.
No JIT-based VM will..
Once I ship the scripts will be placed in the source and compiled into byte-code shipped along with the app just like any other resource.. I'd say this applies to V8 aswell..
My reading is also that DOWNLOADED scripts are not allowed.
Pre-installed and user-written scripts are fine.
But it is a fine distinction and IANAL etc etc..