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Developer Sees First Crash Report From iOS 5.0

iPhone developer FutureTap today noted today that it has received its first crash report from a device running iOS 5.0, suggesting that Apple is testing the operating system with third-party applications.

Just received the first iOS 5.0 crash report. MKUserLocationBreadCrumb sounds interesting.

Future Tap also posted a screenshot of the crash report.

As noted by 9 to 5 Mac, the “MKUserLocationBreadCrumb” API is unsurprisingly related to mapping and location functions, a primary component of FutureTap’s Where To? application.

FutureTap and Apple have a bit of an interesting history, with some controversy having arisen last year when an Apple patent application containing a figure that was essentially an uncredited duplication of the Where To? interface surfaced. Apple later clarified that it was not seeking to patent anything related to Where To? and that the figure was for illustrative purposes only, but noted that it would investigate updating the patent application with proper attribution.