Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 15th Jul 2009 21:11 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Earlier this year, it became known that the Palm Pre, engineered by a number of ex-Apple engineers, could interface with Apple's iTunes as if it was an iPod. Everybody more or less expected Apple to block the Pre from syncing with iTunes, but I don't think any of us had anticipated just how forthright Apple would be about it.
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RE[3]: Is it just me or...
by GeneralZod on Thu 16th Jul 2009 07:29 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Is it just me or..."
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"You mean while kicking and screaming, when they were legally obligated to?"

I know of at least one counter-example to this: Apple have a fairly heavy investment in LLVM &Clang (employing plenty of developers), both of which are BSD licensed. There's no "legal obligation" for Apple to release their changes, but they do.

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