Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 12th Jul 2007 19:23 UTC, submitted by wibbit
Apple Apple has bought the CUPS code base, and has hired it's lead developer. "CUPS was written by Michael R Sweet, an owner of Easy Software Products. In February of 2007 Apple Inc. hired Michael and acquired ownership the CUPS source code. While Michael is primarily working on non-CUPS projects, he will continue to develop and support CUPS, which is still being released under the existing GPL2/LGPL2 licensing terms."
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I'm scared, someone hold me.
by gregf on Thu 12th Jul 2007 21:56 UTC
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2006-06-23

Spit my coffee out of my mouth after reading this title earlier today. Kind of a scary thing right now not knowing what apple will do with it. Like someone else said above though, could also be a great thing. Long as apple keeps the gpl license like mentioned and the lead developer gets paid I'm happy for him and the community.

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