Guy English summarizing his witty and reasonable argument that Siri’s API is
Siri is a process of disambiguation, but installing random apps from the App
Store that support Siri can only increase how ambiguous any request is.
I’ll bet on an API later rather than sooner. If only because the success of
Siri is determined upon it generating the best possible results and the
ranking of those results must be determined by the plug-ins it uses. Once you
allow plug-ins that potentially lie then you’ve ruined the entire Siri
Every iOS dev I talk to dreams about this mythical API. No doubt it will
happen, but it’s tough to be realistic on when.