watchOS 2 delay: The reaction from Apple developers

For a device that was once known only for keeping track of time, app developers were like everyone else in finding irony that the operating system behind the Apple Watch, watchOS 2, will be late.

Though originally scheduled to debut with iOS 9, Apple admitted that a major security bug would delay watchOS 2, though the company suggested the wait might not be very long.

For app developers that were eager to work on their next iteration of an Apple Watch app, the news was obviously disappointing:

It didn't take long for conspiracy theories to emerge:

Several developers pointed out that delays of this kind were not that out of the ordinary, and that it was better Apple acted on the side of caution: